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Tehsil Name : Chamkaur Sahib
District : Rupnagar
State : Punjab
Language : Punjabi
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Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation / Altitude: 277 meters. Above Seal level
Telephone Code / Std Code: 01881

Assembly constituency : Chamkaur Sahib (sc) assembly constituency
Assembly MLA : Charanjit Singh Channi
Lok Sabha constituency : Anandpur Sahib parliamentary constituency
Parliament MP : Prem Singh Chandumajra
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Pin Code : 140112
Post Office Name : Chamkaur Sahib
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Bibi Sharan Kaur ji was a Sikh martyr who was slain in 1705 by Mughal soldiers while cremating the bodies two older sons of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru, after the battle of Chamkaur. She was from the village Raipur which is 2 KM from the famous town of Chamkaur.

Guru Gobind Singh escaped the fort of Chamkaur on the night of December 22, 1705. He briefly stopped at Raipur on his way to Machhiwara. Here he asked a lady by the name of Bibi Sharan Kaur ji to perform the last rites of the martyred Sikhs, which included two of Guru Gobind Singh's own sons, Sahibzada Ajit Singh and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh . Bibi Sharan Kaur ji performed the last rites of the two elder Sahibzadas and other Sikh warriors who had laid down their lives in the battle.

 According to one account, Bibi Sharan Kaur Pabla was so grief-stricken that she herself jumped in the funeral pyre and ended her life. According to another view she did not self-immolate but was slain by Moghul soldiers and thrown in the funeral pyre of Sahibzadas, when she and her other accomplices from Raipur, were caught cremating the bodies of Sahibzadas.

A third account says that she indeed jump into funeral pyre in a Jauhar style self-immolation.,. In total she is said to have collected bodies of thirty two stormtroopers of the Guru, including two Sahibzadas. She tried to cremate them in a single funeral pyre. As soon as the funeral pyre was lit she was discovered by Moghul and Ranghar soldiers who wanted the bodies of the soldiers - martyrs according to Sikh tradition- to rot in open air in order to terrorise non-Muslim population who refused to apostasize or give out the whereabouts of Guru Gobind Singh. It is said that understanding the intentions of the Moghul soldiers to outrage her modesty, she jumped into the funeral pyre of Sikh warriors, Sharan Kaur ji was a Saini and Raipur has considerable Saini population. She is also sometimes linked as a possible ancestor with Sikh nobleman of Phulkiyan, Sardar Nanu Singh Saini, whose family later owned sizeable land in the village Raipur. This village also has the funerary shrines or 'smadhs' of the following Sikh martyrs: Jathedar Naunihal Singh, Mastan Singh, Santokh Singh and Malkiat Singh. In 1945 a Gurudwara was built in village Raipur to commemorate Bibi Sharan Kaur Pabla.


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Raipur is a Village in Chamkaur Sahib Tehsil in Rupnagar District of Punjab State, India. It is located 15 KM towards west from District head quarters Rupnagar. 47 KM from State capital Chandigarh

Raipur Pin code is 140112 and postal head office is Chamkaur Sahib .

Raipur is surrounded by Morinda Tehsil towards South , Khamano Tehsil towards South , Rupnagar Tehsil towards East , Balachaur Tehsil towards North .

Rupnagar , Morinda , Kurali , Kharar are the near by Cities to Raipur.

This Place is in the border of the Rupnagar District and Fatehgarh Sahib District. Fatehgarh Sahib District Khamano is South towards this place . Also it is in the Border of other district Nawanshahr .

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Punjabi is the Local Language here.

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SAD , INC , SAD(M) are the major political parties in this area.

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There is no railway station near to Raipur in less than 10 km. How ever Chandigarh Rail Way Station is major railway station 51 KM near to Raipur


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Govt .college Ropar
Address : Govt College Ropar, disst.ropar , Punjab India
Davindra Memorial College Of Nursing
Address : ; Khemkaran Rd; Patti; Distt. Tarn Taran--143416
S.b.s. College Of Pharmacy
Address : Chooslewar More; Patti;tarn Taran; Amritsarpunjab
Global College Of Pharmacy
Address : Kahn Pur Khui; Near By Shri Anandpur Sahib; On Garh Shankar Rd; Roparpunjab
Shri. Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College
Address : ; Anandpur Sahib

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Address : raipur , chamkaur sahib , ropar , Punjab . PIN- 140112 , Post - Chamkaur Sahib

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Near Cities
Rupnagar  16 KM near     
Morinda  18 KM near     
Kurali  19 KM near     
Kharar  32 KM near     
Near By Taluks
Chamkaur Sahib  0 KM near     
Morinda  14 KM near     
Khamano  15 KM near     
Rupnagar  16 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Chandigarh Airport   50 KM near     
Ludhiana Airport   59 KM near     
Simla Airport   83 KM near     
Bhuntar Airport   152 KM near     
Near By Tourist Places
Rupnagar   14 KM near     
Nawanshehar   41 KM near     
Chandigarh   45 KM near     
Chandigarh   45 KM near     
Panchkula   55 KM near     
Near By Districts
Rupnagar   14 KM near     
Fatehgarh Sahib   32 KM near     
Nawanshahr   41 KM near     
S.A.S Nagar   42 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Khanna Rail Way Station   31 KM near     
Govindgarh Rail Way Station   32 KM near     

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