Fateh Burj Quick Facts

PlaceChappar Chiri, Punjab
Built in30 November 2011
Architectbonano pisano
Architectural styleIslamic Architecture

Fateh Burj Overview

One of the oldest countries in the world, India is home to many tall and historical towers, which belong to different dynasties. There are many beautiful minarets in the country, which have stood even today, narrating the story of their times.

Fateh Burj, popularly known as the Victory Tower, located in the ancient village Chappad Chidi of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district of Punjab is one such newly constructed tower. This bastion was built by the Sikhs after the fall of the Mughal Empire. Fateh Burj is one of the "Tallest Towers built in India", which not only attracts the attention of domestic but also foreign tourists.

Fateh Burj History

Fateh Burj, located in the village Chappar Chiri (Chappar Chiri) of Punjab, was constructed on 30 November 2011. This Tower marks the victory of the great Jarnail Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in the battle fought for Sirhind Fateh. In the war that took place at that time, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur had avenged the martyrdom of the younger Sahibzadas by killing Wazir Khan of Sirhind at this place and also established the First Khalsa Raj. He also established his capital at Lohgarh (Haryana).

Fateh Burj Interesting Facts

  1. It took about 11 months to build this tower and this tower was completed on 30 November 2011.
  2. Fateh Burj is the tallest in India, with a height of 328 feet.
  3. Chappar Chidi (Chapparchiri) village is along the Kharar-Banur road, officially named Banda Singh Bahadur Road. It is located outside Mohali, a few kilometers from Landran and 20 km from Sirhind.
  4. There are a total of 3 floors in this Turret.
  5. The First floor of the tower is 67 feet, the second 117 and the third 220 feet high. All three storeys are symbols of victory in the war that took place at that time.
  6. Dome and Khanda have also been installed on the Fateh Burj.
  7. Dedicated to the martyrdom of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, built at a cost of lakhs of rupees, statues of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and his five generals have been installed in this turret.
  8. The Statues placed on the high mud dunes seem to be commanding the Khalsa army during the war of Wazir Khan. But these mud dunes are now being hit by rats. Mice are weakening these dunes.
  9. Parkash Singh Badal, who led the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance to a landslide victory in the 2012 Punjab Assembly elections, was sworn in for the second consecutive term at the historic Chappad Chidi Banda Bahadur Memorial located in Fatehgarh Sahib district.
  10. In the year 2017, a plan was also made to install a lift to go inside Fateh Burj, for this a lift was ordered from a well-known Japanese company. But the doors that were left for the lift in the turret are small, whereas the size of the lifts turned out to be large. For this reason, the work of lifts in Fateh Burj is hanging in the balance, due to which tourists are not able to go up to the top of the tower, although a large number of tourists are reaching Fateh Burj every day.
  11. Bathed in Samsya Rohini at night, this turret looks very beautiful, which attracts tourists towards it.

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