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Intro To History Of Punjab Punjab - the land of five rivers - lies in North West India. In the Vedic Era, Punjab was called ‘Sapat Sindu’. Sapat Sindu means .....


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Old 18-07-2010
gurikahlon_123
 
History Of Punjab

Intro To History Of Punjab
Punjab - the land of five rivers - lies in North West India. In the Vedic Era, Punjab was called ‘Sapat Sindu’. Sapat Sindu means the land of seven rivers - the Sindu, Jehlum, Ravi, Chenab, Beas, Satluj and Yamuna. The Mughals persianised its name by calling it ‘Panj – Aab’ or -the land of five rivers- excluding Sindhu and Yamuna. Punj means five and aab means water, so Punjab means -the land of five rivers-.

Punjab After Freedom Of India
The history of the Punjab since Independence Is a saga of suffering and sacrifice, It was a tragic and traumatic experience for the Punjabis, The partition with its riots and massacres destroyed thousands of lives. The massive exodus from the newly formed state of Pakistan created problems of uncontrollable dimensions.

Ancient Civilization In Punjab
Think of Punjab and images flare-up in mind. The land where the first civilised man trod to earth. "Historically the most important province of India". Originally known as Sapt-Sindhu it was intersected by seven perennial rivers joined by innumerable tributaries, which spread juicy carpets of alluvial soil on its vast plains.

The Greater Holucaust
Ahmad Shah Abdali during his fifth invasion defeated Marathas in the battle of Panipat on the 13th January, 1761 A.D., and plundered Delhi at will. He started back on 22nd March, 1761 A.D., with his booty and thousands of young men and women (app. 22,000 to be precise) as his captives. When he crossed

TimeLine Of Historical Events In Punjab History
The list covers a brief timeline of major events occurred in the hisotry of punjab which are worth mentioning. Although i guess a big thick book can be written with detailed events of punjab history.

Punjab Involvement For Freedom of India
During India’s freedom struggle, starting with the First War of Independence, colonially called Indian Mutiny of 1857, Punjab’s zealous contribution matched that of any other State of the country.

After Independence Of India
The history of the Punjab since Independence Is a saga of suffering and sacrifice, It was a tragic and traumatic experience for the Punjabis, The partition with its riots and massacres destroyed thousands of lives. The massive exodus from the newly formed state of Pakistan created problems of uncontrollable dimensions.

 
Old 19-07-2010
Mahaj
 
Re: History Of Punjab

wow.....history of punjab involves no word for khalsa .....dont forget that once punjab was known as khalsa raj and its govt as sarkar khalsa ji


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