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Bab-i-Faiz Gate

Location -: Panipat, District-Panipat

Situation -: Situated in Mohalla Salarganj-gate at the backside of Panipat bus stand.

Under protection of -: Government of India

Period -: 1737 AD

History and description -: Bab-i-Faiz gate is also popularly known as Salarganj Gate. The gate is built of bricks with stone foundation. The gateway consists of two arched openings at both ends of the passage. In ancient times, it served as the entrance to the town of Panipat. The sides of the outer multi-fold arch are decorated with panels and arched recesses while the inner arches are cased in red sandstone. An inscription in Urdu recorded over the pointed arch of the gateway reads Bab-i-Faiz Nawab Sadiq-1129, thus the gateway is known as Bab-i-Faiz gate, meaning 'door of beneficence'. It was built by Nawab Sadiq in 1737 AD.

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