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Tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Funerary Urns of One Eyed Bout Ruler

Samadhi of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (Tomb of King Ranjit Singh), located adjacent to famous Lahore’s landmark Badshahi Mosque, is a mausoleum containing funerary urns of short time Sikh ruler of Punjab – Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Although he conquered the region by defeating Muslim Mughal emperors however it is said that he never seated on their throne in regard to their legendary reign of few centuries. Continue reading Tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Funerary Urns of One Eyed Bout Ruler

Minar-e-Pakistan – The National Tower of Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan (literally, Tower of Pakistan), a monument built to commemorate the day when Pakistan Resolution was passed in March 23, 1940. This resolution was the first official call for a separate & independent homeland for the Muslims living in South Asian subcontinent based on Two Nation Theory i.e. Muslims and Hindus are two different nations. Continue reading Minar-e-Pakistan – The National Tower of Pakistan