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RUPAR

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Originally appearing in Volume V23, Page 855 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RUPAR, a town of British India, in Umballa district of the Punjab, on the left bank of the river Sutlej, 43 M. N. of Umballa, 1120 ft. above sea-level. Pop. (1901) 8888. It was the scene of Ranjit Singh's visit to Lord William Bentinck when governor-general in 1831. Here are the head works of the Sirhind canal. Rupar has manufactures of cotton twill and hardware. Hindu and Mahommedan fairs are held.
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