Amritsar for me was always for work, But thanks to Punjab Food Festival hosted by Dainik Jagran at the historic Gobindgarh Fort this time this leisure trip turned out to be a delicious one.
So before I take you to the culinary journey at Punjab Food Festival, let’s have a look at the History of this historic Heritage property – Gobindgarh Fort.
So as the History goes, In the 18th Century, Punjab was ruled by clans called Misls. It was in the 1760s that Gujar Singh Bhangi, – a local chieftain- built this as a mud fortress- and it came to be known as “Bhagian da Qilla”. They owned it till 1809 for almost 49 years. With some conspiracy by a trader this was won over by Maharaja Ranjit Singh and he ruled this fort for 40 years and named this fort as “Gobindgarh Fort ” after the 10th Shikh…
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