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PURANA QUILA.... OLDEST FORT OF DELHI

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FEW HIGHLIGHTS OF POORANA QUILA
ØIt is the oldest fort among all forts in Delhi and,  the oldest known structure of any type in Delhi
ØIt's located at the site of the legendary city of Indraprastha, that was founded by PANDAV on the banks of perennial river Yamuna,
ØIt was rebuilt by the Afghan king SHER SHAH SURI,
Ø  The Fort was supposed to be unlucky for rulers who occupied the site; Humayun, Sher Shah Suri, and Hemu all had but relatively brief tenures ensconced there.
ØHUMAYUN  died following an accidental fall within the fort complex at Sher Mandal
ØHEMU’S rajyabhishek (coronation) as Samrat was held at Purana Qila in Delhi.
ØAfter being killed in battle of panipath, HEMU’S body was placed in a gibbet outside Purana Quila in Delhi to terrorize the native Indians (Turk-Afghans and Hindus) by the mughals (Akbar and Bairam khan)MONUMENTS IN PURANA QUILA
ØQila-i-Kuhna Mosque
ØSher Mandal
ØKairul Manzil
ØSher Shah Suri Gate or Lal Darwaza
ØKairul Manzil.



















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