Commemorates the battle, which took place on Samana Ridge of the Hindu Kush and Sulleiman.
Ranges in 1897 when 21 soldiers of the 36 Sikh (later 4 Sikhs) regiment had died
fighting to the last man against a several times greater force of the local tribal
chiefs. The history of the battle is taught in French schools and forms part of the
8 narratives of collective bravery published by UNESCO. On 12th September every year
thousands of people and ex-servicemen pay homage to the celebrated heroes here.
Gurudwara Droli Bhai
Gurudwara at village Daroli Bhai in Ferozepur district is associated with the sixth
Guru Sri Hargobindji. Baba Gurdita his eldest son was born here. A magnificent Gurudwara
stands at the spot, in memory of the eldest son of the Sixth Guru. In the Gurudwara,
the chola or gown of Guruji is displayed. Besides an iron hot plate is also preserved
in the Gurudwara of Daroli Bhai. It is said that Guru cooked chapatis on this hot
plate, when he founded a free kitchen on Baisakhi day in this village.
The Anglo Sikh War Memorial
The Anglo Sikh War Memorialwasmade by the Punjab Govt. in remembrance to those
Punjabis who lost their life fighting the British at Mudki Ferozeshah Sabhraon and
Chellianwala. There is a museum close by that houses related items.
The Barki Memorial dedicated to the soldiers, who lost their lives in the 1965 War
after the fall of the Barki town in Lahore.
Samadhi of Shahhed Bhagat Singh ,Rajguru and Sukhdev
Dead bodies of the hero- martyrs, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, who had been
executed at Lahore on March 23, 1931 by the British Government for raising a revolution
against the British Government, were cremated stealthily in the darkness of the night
here. Every year on March 23, a fair is held when thousands of people gather to pay
homage to the great martyrs
Ferozepur city situated right on the Indo- Pakistan border. It is one of the major
border areas that India have with Pakistan.Border security forces host a special
parade every day for visitors. It is only event of its type in this entire world
world where citizens of these two nations sit extremely close to each other enjoying
the flag removal ceremony. This event is not seen anywhere in the world. This ceremony
also takes place at the wagha border (Amritsar) but people of both nation are hardly
able to see each other. It is an treat to watch the entire show.
The pristine location of the Harike Wetlands is worth a visit. This region was declared
a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1999 and is considered a wetland of International Stature
by Ramsar site under UNDP in 1990.
Wild Life Area at Abohar Situated in the southern tip of the Division, the wild Life
Sanctuary in Abohar is unique in the sense that it is an open Sanctuary comprising
of 13 revenue villages. The Bishnoi community whose love for animals is legendary
inhabits these villages. The total area of the Sanctuary is 46513 acres. It was declared
as a Wild Life Sanctuary under the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 in 2000. The
main species found in the Sanctuary is the black buck, which can be seen loitering
around in the fields and sometimes even in homesteads like cattle. Besides, nilgai,
wild boar, porcupine, jackal, hare etc can also be seen.
Gurudawar Gurusar (Bazidpur) The village of Bazidpur is situated 7 km from the Firozpur
Cantonment on the Firozpur-Moga road. There is a historical gurudwara, known as Gurudawar
Gurusar, built in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh. It is said that the Guru rested
at this place on his way to the village of Rupana after the battle of Muktsar. The
Jand-tree, to which the Guru tied his horse, still exists. The building of the Gurdwara
and the sarowar (tank) were built by the erstwhile rulers of the Faridkot State.
A big fair is held here on Basant Panchmi (9-8 February) ever year when a large number
of people from far and wide visit the place. A mela is also held here on every Amavas.
Langar is served to the visitors.