January 27, 2009

Company Bagh--Jalandhar

After the First Anglo-Sikh war, 1846 following the death of Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh( in 1839) ,East India Company took control of Jalandhar. The landmark garden , in which Municipal Corporation office is located was named " COMPANY BAGH" after East India Company.

In 1858 British Government took away charge from East India Company. Company Bagh was renamed QUEEN'S GARDEN ( after Queen Victoria).

After independence the Bagh was, again, renamed " NEHRU GARDEN".

But the garden is still popularly known among citizens of Jalandhar as Company Bagh.



Any historical site without the pictures is like a body without a head....Pls. include current pictures of Company Bagh

Ashwani Kumar Aggarwal said...

Absolutely right. The needful would be done soon