HISTORICAL PRIMARY SCHOOL OF ROPAR | CONTRIBUTED IN INDIAN FREEDOM STRUGGLE | DOCUMENTARY
Ropar is one of the economically backward district of Punjab. The town Ropar is situated at the foot hill of Shiwalik Hills and is a place of great ar...
Ropar is one of the economically backward district of Punjab. The town Ropar is situated at the foot hill of Shiwalik Hills and is a place of great archaeological importance and ancient civilization that existed about 5000 years ago. The excavation from the Mound near Govt. College, Ropar and articles found their in prove this fact. It is also believed that Rigveda was written on the banks of river Satluj (Gazetteer of India, Punjab, Ropar 1987). Ropar was made district Headquarter with the reorganisation of Punjab on Nov. T. 1966. The excavation conducted here indicate the first civilised folk settled here were “Harappans”. During medieval period of history invaders from North-West followed this route. On return journey Amir Timur marched through this tract of land. Great Sikh Warrior Banda Bahadur on way crossed Satluj near Ropar. This land is also blessed by the great Sikh Gurus. The major parts of surrounding areas was visited by tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh who fought many battles near Ropar.