Bari Culture

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Typically this term applies to the culture of Sandal Bar Area but it can also be used for whole of the bar area of Punjab which includes Neeli Bar, Ganji Bar and Kirana Bar also. This area has thousands of years of history as it is includes the main tributaries of river Indus. Harrapa is also situated in the Neeli Bar Area. The famous epic of Heer Ranjha describes the romance story which came into existence on the soil of this land and them became the classic of Punjabi Language Poetry was written by one of the son of this land (Waris Shah) on the soil of this land and in the language of this land. The founder of Sikhism, Baba Guru Nanak Dev and his companion Bhai Mardana beloneged to the land of Bar Area. The freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh was born here and Rai Ahmed Khan Kharal the freedom fighter of the war of 1857. A book named as Kaal Bulaindi (which is rarely available) was written on the freedom struggle in the Bar region.Dulla Bhatti who rebelled against the Mughal monarchy also came from here.

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