Tagged: Amritsar

Kiran Bedi

Kiran Bedi was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India. She is the second of four daughters of Prakash Peshawaria and Prem Peshawaria. She was awarded a BA degree by the Government College for Women, Amritsar in 1968. She then earned a Master’s degree in Political Science from Punjab University, Chandigarh, graduating at the top of her...


Waris Ahluwalia

Waris Ahluwalia was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India he later moved to New York at the age of five. House of Waris, founded by Ahluwalia, is strongly influenced by the romance and history of ancient kingdoms. Ahluwalia creates fine jewelry pieces that are noted for their unique beauty and craftsmanship. Coveted by fashion icons and...


Dara Singh


Dara Singh was born on 19 November in 1928 in the village of Dharmuchak, which was then a part of British Punjab and as of 2012 is in Amritsar district. World Cup Wrestling poster portraying Dara Singh as the World Cup Holder. As an adult he was 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall, weighed...

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