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ASI team visits Kalianwala Khuh

Amritsar, Punjab: A team of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) visited historic Kalianwala Khuh at Ajnala here today. The team comprising, DNA and forensic science experts, besides anthropologists also visited the spot where the mortal remains of the martyrs of the 1857 uprising were excavated from the historic well in March by the Gurdwara Shaheed Ganj Management Committee. The committee found ...

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1857 martyrs: Punjab to raise memorial

Amritsar, Punjab: The Punjab government has finally decided to give due recognition to the 282 Indian soldiers whose skeletal remains were recovered from a well in Ajnala town, into which they were thrown, dead or alive, after they had revolted against the British during the 1857 uprising, often described as the first war of independence. The government has accepted the demand ...

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