Chamkor or Chamkaur
Sahib is a Sub Divisional town in the district of
Rupnagar in Punjab.
It is famous for the Battle of Chamkaur
fought between the
and Guru Gobind Singh
on the banks of the Sirhind Canal,
Chamkaur is at a distance of 15 km from Morinda and 16 km from Rupnagar.
Guru Gobind Singh
and his two
elder sons and 40 followers had come to this place from Kotla
Nihang with his pursuers
close on his
heels. They came in the garden said to be of Raja Bidhi Chand,
where now Gurudwara Katlgarh Sahib
stands. There are several
other Gurudwaras named Tari Sahib
, Garhi Sahib
that mark the visits and halts of
Guru Gobind Singh.
There are also some good singers related to Chamkaur Sahib:
, Parvez Khan Bhagati
, Gurbax Shonki
and Music Director