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Brief History of lahore


                        Lahore being capital city of Province of Punjab of Pakistan is located in north eastern end of Punjab having border with Indian State of Punjab. It is ranked as a beta-world city and is one of Pakistan’s wealthiest cities.

                        Lahore is also having historic cultural centre in the world. The city has a long history and was once under rule of Hindu, Shahis, Ghaznavids, Ghurids and the Delhi Sultanate. It reached height of its splendor under Mughal Empire, serving as its capital city for a number of years. The city was captured by the forces of Persian Afsharid Emperor Nader Shah during his invasion of the Mughal Empire. The city was then contested between different powers before it became capital of the Sikh Empire and then the capital of the Punjab under British rule.

                        Similarly, Lahore was central point to independence movements of both India and Pakistan, with the city being site of both declaration of Indian Independence, and resolution calling for establishment of Pakistan. Following independence of Pakistan in 1947, Lahore became capital of Punjab.

                        Lahore is one of Pakistan’s modern cities. The city is also a major centre of education in country, with some leading universities. The city also hosts much of Pakistan’s tourist industry, with major attractions including the old Walled City, numerous Sikh Shrines and the Badshahi and Wazir Khan Mosques. Lahore is also home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens. The people of city are very jovial hospitable. The political influence and contest but this city develops no other city has any boost. The main offices of different departments are hosting premises there such as Lahore High Court, Lahore, GPO, Civil Secretariat, Punjab Assembly, Lahore Railway Station and Governor House etc. It is also city of parks and cinema halls. It is also famous for its food streets.   

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