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Nabha – The seat of the Phulkian Royals

From historical evidence, Maharaja Hamir Singh founded the Phulkian state in 1755 and took over the forts at Sangrur, Bhadson (approximately 20 km north-east from the centre of Nabha town) and Amloh. The foundations of the Nabha Quila complex were laid around 1760. It was during the time of Maharaja Hamir Singh, who is said to have established his capital at Nabha in 1763 that settlements started agglomerating at the edge of the Quila complex. During Maharaja Jaswant Singh’s rule (1790-1810) the town was fortified with five gates and development activities picked up Continue reading »

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Kali Devi Temple

The Kali Devi Temple, Patiala is located on the Mall Road, Patiala, nearby the famous Baradari Garden. This is a renowned temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga or Kali Devi.The construction of Kali Devi Temple took place during the reign of … Continue reading »

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