Derawar Fort – Shahi Masjid – Royal Graveyard Journey Information of Bahawalpur in Cholistan Desert. Ep # 2

Derawar Fort - Shahi Masjid - Royal Graveyard Travel Guide of Bahawalpur in Cholistan Desert. Ep # 2

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Derawar Fort (Urdu: قِلعہ دراوڑ ‎), is a big sq. fortress in Ahmadpur East Tehsil, Punjab, Pakistan. Roughly 130 km south of town of Bahawalpur, the forty bastions of Derawar are seen for a lot of miles within the Cholistan Desert. The partitions have a fringe of 1500 metres and stand as much as thirty metres excessive.

Derawar fort was first constructed within the ninth century AD by Rai Jajja Bhati, a Hindu ruler of the Bhati clan,[2] as a tribute to Rawal Deoraj Bhati the king of Jaisalmer and Bahawalpur.[1][3] The fort was initially often known as Dera Rawal, and later known as Dera Rawar, which with the passage of time got here to be pronounced Derawar, its current identify.[3]

Within the 18th century, the fort was taken over by Muslim Nawabs of Bahawalpur from the Shahotra tribe. It was later rebuilt in its present type in 1732 by the Abbasi ruler Nawab Sadeq Muhammad, however in 1747 the fort slipped from their arms owing to Bahawal Khan’s preoccupations at Shikarpur.[1] Nawab Mubarak Khan took the stronghold again in 1804. 1,000 year-old catapult shells have been discovered within the particles close to a decaying wall within the fort.[4]

Nawab Sadeq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V, the twelfth and final ruler of Bahawalpur state, was born within the fort in 1904.

This traditionally important fort presents an unlimited and spectacular construction within the coronary heart of the Cholistan desert, however it’s quickly deteriorating and in want of quick preventive measures for preservation.

I’m Nazish Aiyaz Hassan, Journalist, Motivational speaker and Vlogger. I began my journey in October 2018 once I had a primary go to of Moola Chotook after which it opens new doorways on me…
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