Amidst the much crowded Field Ganj area stands this dilapidated mosque, which has been a silent witness to some turbulent moments of history. The Jama Masjid Choon Gharan, now called Field Ganj, may be deserted now, but it was a center of hectic activity during the freedom struggle.
The Lodhi Fort, constructed by Muslim ruler Sikander Lodhi along the banks of the Sutlej, is around 500 years old. The once-strong citadel, basically a military fort, which survived many invasions, is mostly in ruins now.
Located in.the heart of the city, the Subhani Building is a tourist’s delight for its imposing height, delicate design, intricate wood work and hanging galleries made of wood. Constructed in 1931, the Subhani building is believed to be one of the few tall buildings in Ludhiana with six storeys.
This 300-year- old shrine of Baba Gajjuji Thapar, located in Gurdev Nagar is not only important religiously, but also has historical significance.
Ludhiana is the largest city in Punjab and is located on the Sutlej River’s old bank, 13 km south of its present course. Once the site of a great battle of the First Sikh War, Ludhiana today is a major industrial center. Known for better living conditions, as far back …