General


Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib is a Sikh gurdwara or place of worship in the city of Fatehgarh Sahib in the Indian state of Punjab. The gurdwara marks the 1710 conquest of the city by the Sikhs under the leadership of Banda Bahadur. Sikhs captured the area and razed the fort built by Ferozshah Tughlaq to the ground.

History


To commemorate the martyrdom of younger sons of Guru Gobind Singh, who were bricked-up alive in 1704 by Wazir Khan, the then Governor or Fauzdar of Sirhind, a magnificent gurdwara was constructed.