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The Amritsar Fair [I]

Civil and Military Gazette, 22 October 1884
  • Thomas Pinney

Abstract

Amritsar, the holy city of the Sikhs, lies thirty-three miles east of Lahore. Its religious shrine, the golden temple or Darbar Sahib, stands in the midst of a great tank, or artificial lake. The city holds two annual fairs on the date of religious festivals; the second, on the festival of Diwali, is that described by Kipling in the two-part article that follows.

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Artificial Lake Dense Crowd Horse Flesh Religious Festival Holy City 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

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  • Thomas Pinney

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