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Pakistan’s Hari Singh Nalwa fort to become museum

Pakistan’s Hari Singh Nalwa fort to become museum

written by Agencies FPJ -Peshawar: The government in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunk­h­wa province has decided to convert a historic fort built by a Sikh commander into a museum. The fort in Haripur district was named after Hari Singh Nalwa, the commander-in-chief of the Sikh Khalsa Army, the army of the Sikh Empire. The fort was built by Nalwa in 1822 over an area of 35,420 square feet.

Nalwa was Commander-in-Chief of the Sikh Khalsa Army, the army of the Sikh Empire. The archaeology department of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa sent a note to Chief Minister Mehmood Khan for taking control of the fort and its opening for the tourists. The district administrati­on Haripur has expressed readiness to handover the fort to the archaeology department. The Britishers also carried out some construction work in the fort.




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