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Rohtas Fort, Jhelum


Rohtas Fort, Jhelum
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Copyright: Sufian Ali (saifi25hk) Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 0 N: 179] (389)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-12-31
Categories: Architecture
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2015-02-19 0:33
Viewed: 543
Points: 0
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Rohtas Fort (Urdu: قلعہ روہتاس‎ Qila Rohtas) is a historical garrison fort located near the city of Jhelum in Punjab, Pakistan. It was built by Raja Todar Mal, under the orders of the Afghan king Sher Shah Suri, to subdue the rebellious tribes of the northern Punjab region, in the 16th century. This fort is about 4 km in circumference. The Rohtas fort was built to crush the local tribes of Potohar, who rebelled against the Sur dynasty after the Mughal emperor Humayun was ousted by the former.

It took eight years to built the fort, it was captured by Mughal emperor Humayun in 1555.


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Hello Sufian! Interesting architecture. Wonderful lightness. Original picture. See You my workshop, please. Regards!

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