Fateh Burj

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Fateh Burj
Established November 30, 2011
Location Mohali, Punjab, India

The Fateh Burj (English: The Victory Tower; Punjabi: ਫਤਿਹ ਬੁਰਜ) is the tallest victory tower in the city of Mohali, Punjab, India.[1] The 328 ft tower is dedicated to establishment of the Sikh rule in India in 1711.[2]

History[edit]

In 1710, Banda Singh Bahadur won the battle against Wazir Khan, who commanded the Mughal army, in this place. Wazir Khan had come to Chappar Chiri to stop the march of the Sikh army led by Banda Singh Bahadur to Sirhind.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Badal inaugurates tallest victory tower". MSN. 30 November 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Bajwa, Harpreet (1 December 2011). "Fateh Burj, India’s tallest victory tower, thrown open". Indian Express. Retrieved 18 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Dhaliwal, Sarbjit. "With eye on history, Sukhbir opts for Chappar Chiri". The Tribune. Retrieved 18 November 2012.