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GURDWARA SRI QILA LOHGARH SAHIB is situated in the City of Anandpur Sahib in Ropar Distt. Its located in the outskirts of Shri Anandpur Sahib and is of Great Importance. It was second strongest Qila after Qila Anandgarh sahib as it was on southern side of city SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI had set up a factory for manufacturing of arms. The hill armies attacked city Anandpur sahib many times but hesitated to attack the Qila as they wonn't be able to break its gate. On 1 September 1700 hill armies attacked this fort to break the gate of fort they brought the drunk elephant. With blessing from SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI, Bhai Bachitar Singh Ji attacked the elephant with nagani spear (Still preserved at SRI KESGARH SAHIB). The wounded elephant retreated killing the soldiers from hill armies. Bhai Uday Singh Chopped the head of Raja Kesari Chand on the same day here Only after sikhs evacuated this city in dec 1705 hill armies occupied this Qila and demolished it.

Pictures Taken on 26-Nov, 2006.
Location of Gurdwara Sahib on Google Map
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    Anandpur Sahib
    District :- Ropar
    State :- Punjab.