Tag Archives: Anglo-Sikh wars

Anglo Sikh Wars 1845-1849 First ever 3D augmented reality exhibition launched in Leicester

From left to right – Councillor Piara Singh Clair, Head of Museums Sarah Levitt, Daljit Singh Makan, Head of SMI Gurinder Singh Mann, Captain Makand Singh, Captain Mark Hughes, SMI’s Raj Mann. A new interactive exhibition, thought to be the first of its kind in the city, was successfully launched at Newarke Houses Museum in Leicester last week on Thursday ...

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Anglo Sikh Wars: Battles, Treaties and Relics launch

Anglo Sikh Wars project launched Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester, 14th October 2016 For many years, the fabled diamond known as the Koh-i-noor has received much interest from both India and the UK. The diamond was taken by the British as part of a treaty initiated after the Anglo Sikh Wars. It is these wars that are a focal point of a ...

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Sikh scholar discusses the history of the Akali Nihangs

Leicester, UK: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, UK on 13th July 2014 hosted a lecture on the Akali Nihangs. This was part of the exhibition: Sikh Fortress Turban running until 17th August 2014. The talk was announced by Daljit Singh Makan who works with various organisations and groups to promote the Sikh faith.  The speaker was Historian and Author, ...

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