Firozpur

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Firozpur

(fərōz`pər) or

Ferozepore

(fərōz`pôr), city (1991 pop. 78,738), Punjab state, NW India, on the Sutlej River. It is a transportation hub and district administrative center, lying near the Pakistani border. Cotton and grain are traded, and there is some light manufacturing. The city, which also has three colleges, was founded by Firoz Shah Tughluk (reigned 1351–88), sultan of Delhi.
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It was taken very seriously by the League's high command.63There were mock funerals in Amritsar and the burning of Khizar's effigy in Firozepur which set the pattern for civil disobedient against the coalition government.64
from Firozepur Jhirka down were to be cleared and sent to Pakistan [and]
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Two people were shot in a fight between Congress Party workers and activists of the regional party, Shiromani Akali Dal, at Firozepur. Police said hooligans beat up the owner of a roadside restaurant, his wife and four- year-old son on Saturday night after asking the man how he would vote.
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Firozepur, Oct 20 ( ANI ): Health officials seized hundreds of quintals of spurious milk food 'Khoya' from a cold storage of a sweet shop in Firozepur in Punjab on Saturday ahead of festivals of Dussehra and Diwali.
Since independence in 1947, this train has been running between the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai (formerly known as Victoria Terminus) and Firozepur in Punjab.
It is a case of personal enmity," said Sukhdev Singh Brar, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Firozepur.
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