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Canadian scholar brings Ranjit Singh alive through pics

Amritsar, Punjab: A Canada- based distinguished art historian, Bhupinder Singh Marwah, presented a unique ‘pictorial lecture’ onand the ‘Court of Lahore Darbar’ at Khalsa College on Thursday. During his visit to the college, he depicted rare and exceptional paintings and pictures of the Maharaja and his era and shed light on the role of European officers in his court. Khalsa College ...

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Pakistan to restore tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s spiritual guide

Lahore, Pakistan: Pakistan plans to conserve and restore a Sikh ‘samadhi’ (tomb) and a Hindu temple, two important historical monuments located near the Lahore Fort, a media report said Tuesday. The ‘samadhi’ of Bhai Vasti Ram, a spiritual guide to Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and the temple of Jhingar Shah Suthra, a Hindu mendicant of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s time, are two ...

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Rare account of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court up for auction in UK today

London, UK: A rare account of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court, written in French by the French botanist and geologist Victor Jacquemont, is being offered for sale on Wednesday in the UK by Mullocks auctioneers. The two-volume leather-bound account by Jacquemont includes the Frenchman’s meeting with Ranjit Singh at Lahore in 1931. In his account of the royal Sikh Durbar, Jacquemont ...

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Amritsar Treaty goes under hammer in UK for £ 3,400

London, UK: A 204-year-old copy of Treaty of Amritsar, which dates back to 1809, went under hammer during an auction by Mullock’s Auction House in United Kingdom (UK). The treaty dating back to days of British East India Company was sold for over four times its estimate at an auction of rare historical documents. The treaty signed between founder of ...

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Society Of Sikhs in the Deccan

 Hyderabad,India:Gurdwara Barambala (right), now in ruins, was constructed at Sikh Chhawniat. MANY of us in Punjab do not know about the defining traits of the Sikhs living in the Deccan. They have three types – Punjabi, Dakhani and the tribal Sikligars and Banjaras. For a local person, Sikhs have beard and turban who visit the Sikh “temple”. In case of ...

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