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The Fateh Burj is the tallest Minar in India situated in the historical village of Chappar Chiri in the SAS Nagar district, Punjab.  Fateh Burj or Victory Tower is the tallest victory tower with a height of 328 ft in the city of Mohali, Punjab and dedicated to the establishment of the Sikh rule.  It was here that Banda Singh Bahadur, one of the most respected Sikh warriors, won a decisive battle against Wazir Khan, commander of the Mughal army. 

History:

Banda_Bahadur_the_Sikh_Warrior_, In 1710, Banda Singh Bahadur won the battle against Wazir Khan, who commanded the Mughal army at Chappar Chiri. Wazir Khan had planned to stop the march of the Sikh army led by Banda Singh Bahadur to Sirhind. At the time of the battle. His plan was to stop the sikh army which was being led by Banda Singh Bahadur. In this battle, the Khalsa established the first Khalsa reign by taking revenge of the martyrdom of younger Sahibzadas of the tenth Guru Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Banda Singh Bahadur taught a lesson to Wazir Khan who killed younger Sahibzadas. The minar was established on 30 November 2011 to mark the third centenary of the historical battle of Chapparchiri.The Fateh Burj minar or tower is 328 ft tall with total three stories at 67 feet, 117 feet, and 220 feet.

In this structure, a special waterproofing EPDM membrane has been used. The reflected image of the tower in the water body adds another dimension. Hailed as the tallest religious memorial in the country, the Fateh Bhurj is an Octagonal tower with a RCC central core which resists the total lateral and seismic force.

The Historical place Fateh Burj  is a worth visiting place. The visiting hours of the burj is from 10 to 8 A.M. Visit this place at the time of sunset and sunrise. The effect of the sunlight around the monument makes it look immensely beautiful.

How To Reach:

By Air: The nearest Airport is Chandigarh airport (15 km), which is well connected to all major city of India. 

By Rail: Mohali has its oven railway station, which is well connected to the major city of India.

By Road: Mohali is well connected by road. Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU) and Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) buses do ply regularly from several cities of Punjab and Haryana.

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