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Bahadurgarh Fort

Bhadurgarh Fort (6 kms from Patiala)

Bhadurgarh Fort, Bhadurgarh Fort travel, Bhadurgarh Fort tourism, Bhadurgarh Fort Historical Place, travel to BhadurgarhBhadurgarh Fort 6 kms from Patiala, initially founded by Nawab Saif Khan in 1658. The present fort was built by Maharaja Karam Singh of Patiala in 1837. It has two circular ramparts and is surrounded by a moat and covers an area of 2100 sq meters. This rather compact but nicely designed citadil is in the custody of the Department of police.

The four wails of the fort enclose the village Saifabad located on the left-side of the Rajpura-Patiala Road. Saif Khan, a relative of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, after holding several important offices, became a hermit and settled down here. After his death he was buried here. His tomb behind the fort, a structure of 177 x 177 ft. is in a state of neglect. Notwithstanding this, his followers still lit a lamp on the tomb every Thursday.

The two inscriptions in the fort testify that the village and the mosque were founded in 1668 during the reign of Aurangzeb. As the custom goes, Nawab Saif Khan was a great admirer of Guru Teg Bahadur. He invited him to use rainy season here. His trip is commemorated by two gurdwaras- One inside the fort and the other outside across the road. It is well-known as Panj Bali Gurdwara.The Bahadurgarh Fort was constructed by Maharaja Karam Singh throughout 1837-45 at a cost of Rs. 10, 00,000

 

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