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Sikh shrines in Pakistan

A Sikh empire in Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Tomb of Akali Phula Singh Bobby Singh Bansal on the solid legacy left by the Sikhs in north-western Pakistan: fortifications. Not much is known on Pakhtunkhwa’s Sikh heritage and my research sheds some light on the undiscovered structures that were built by the charismatic Sikh officer General Hari Singh Nalwa, a staunch commander of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore during the 19th century. T...
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Dhyan Singh Haveli in need of restoration

LAHORE: On that October day, the boon companion of the king of the Punjab threatened the prime minister with dire consequences within 24 hours. Kharak Singh had inherited the vast kingdom from his father Maharaja Ranjit Singh. By all accounts, he had neither the intellect nor the will to manage statecraft and was much given to excessive amounts of opium and wine. He was close to one of his wife...
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