History of Sikh State Capital Lohgarh
Lohgarh is the capital of the Sikh
state established by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur from 1710 to 1715. This place is
situated in Village Bhagwanpur, Tehsil Bilaspur, District Yamuna Nagar. Lohgarh
is situated 40 K.M from district head quarter Yamuna Nagar on an elevated summit
at the steps of Himalayas, about half way between Nahan and Sadahaura about 25
Kms from Sadhaura and within boundaries of village ammuwal, it could be
approached only by curly rocks and ravines. Gurudwara Ponta Sahib is situated
about 25 K.M from Lohgarh. Haripur Khol, Lohgarh Khol, Nagli Khol, Bholi Khol
and Other places captured by Baba Singh Bahadur in Distt YamunaNagar.
In 1709, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur captured Sadhaura, Mustafabad, Buria and
Kapuri. He established his capital The Sikh Capital at Lohgarh. He renamed
Sadhaura as Ajaib Nagar and Buria as Gulab Nagar. He established camp at
villlage Bana Bahadurpur, presently in Block Sadhaura.