Tibba Baba Farid

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This shrine is located behind the Lahore District courts. When Baba, Farid ud Din Masood Ganj Sh came to Lahore, he chose this spot for his residence. Later the devotees built a raised platform. A chaukhandi (room with four doors) was erected over it during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, but much of that structure was razed to ground during the British period when SSP office was established there. All the graves built on the platform were levelled. Only a small portion of platform remained intact.

Now an elegant dome is being built over it. A fair was organised annually on the 5th of Moharram which was attended by Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs. Even though the fair is still ongoing, the popularity it once enjoyed is a thing of the past.

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