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places of interest during the British period
Amritsar was the headquarters of Amritsar District in the Lahore Division of Punjab Province during the British period.
Amritsar is home to the Golden Temple, the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. It is now the administrative headquarters of Amritsar district in the Indian state of Punjab and is also known for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in 1919 under British Rule.
Modern spelling: Amritsar
Variants: Umritsur, Umritsir
Amritsar City Imperial Gazetteer of India
Historical books online
- "Umritsir" page 384 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org
- Gazetteer Of The Amritsar District 1893. A volume in the series Punjab District Gazetteers. Pdf download, Digital Library of India. Archive.org version.
- "Amritsar District" page 102 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library
- Punjab disturbances, April 1919; compiled from the Civil and military gazette 1919 Archive.org
- Amritsar Past and Present by V N Datta 1967. Pdf download, Digital Library of India. Archive.org version.