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  • AMRITSAR, or Umritsar, a city and district of British India, in the Lahore division of the Punjab.
  • Amritsar is chiefly notable as the centre of the Sikh religion and the site of the Golden Temple, the chief worshipping place of the Sikhs.
  • About two centuries afterwards, in the course of the struggle between the Sikhs and the Mahommedans, Ahmad Shah Durani routed the Sikhs at the great battle of Panipat, and on his homeward march he destroyed the town of Amritsar, blew up the temple with gunpowder, filled in the sacred tank with mud, and defiled the holy place by the slaughter of cows.
  • The population of the nearest big city was growing.
  • Amritsar is famous for its carpet-weaving industry.

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