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Fort of Kalinjar

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Location: Banda District,Naraini,Kalinjar,Uttar Pradesh

This invincible fort is attributed to Chandravarman, the traditional founder of Chandella dynasty, though it is said that the fort is much old antiquity of the fort can be traced to much earlier period i.e. to the beginning of the Christian era. It is a place of great religious and strategic importance and finds mention in the epics & Puranas. Kalinjar and its strategic fort were so famous that many dynasties specially the Chandellas took pride in associating themselves with the place. The fort withstood the army of Mahmmud of Ghazni and also held out against Sher Shah who was mortally wounded in 1812.

Category: FortsOwnership: Government
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