(Last Updated on : 22/07/2019)
Jind Fort is located in Jind District
. The fort
was built by the founder of Jind State Raja Ganpat Singh in 1776 AD. The fort was made out of Lakhauri bricks; but the entire structure has now been ruined, only the Burj of which is existed. Earlier, Jind Fort was used as the military cantonment of the state. It has bastions to provide strength to the fort to ensure security.
History of Jind Fort
Raja Gajpat Singh, a great-grandson of Phul, the founder of the Phulkian Misl, established his independent kingdom by seizing a large portion of the country, which also included the Jind portion, from the Afghan governor Zain Khan in 1763. Jind city was created following this incident, after which Ganpat Singh also built the Jind Fort.
Visiting Information to Jind Fort
Indira Gandhi International Airport
and Jind Junction Railway Station
are the nearest to visit the Jind Fort. National Highway
19 connects this city to other major cities of India
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