General Travel

Punjab Food Festival Amritsar

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Amritsar for me always meant work, but thanks to Punjab Food Festival hosted by DainikJagran at the historic Gobindgarh fort this time it was leisure trip turned into a delicious one

So before I take you to the culinary journey at Punjab Food Festival, let’s have a look at the History of this historic Heritage property – Gobindgarh Fort.

So as the History goes, In the 18th Century, Punjab was ruled by clans called Misls. It was in the 1760s that Gujar Singh Bhangi, – a local chieftain- built this as a mud fortress- and it came to be known as “Bhagian da Qilla”. They owned it till 1809 for almost 49 years. With some conspiracy by a trader this was won over by Maharaja Ranjit Singh and he ruled this fort for 40 years and named this fort as “Gobindgarh Fort ” after the 10th Shikh Guru -Shri Guru…

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