About Chanderi

Yunis’ Tomb,ChanderiThis cenotaph belongs to a Christian, possibly a traveller or a mercenary. The inscription on its headstone is in Persian, written in Nastaliq calligraphy, recalls the death of one Yunis. It mentions the date of death as 16th Jamad – ul – sami, AH 1232, that is, AD 1816 and that the order for the construction the tomb was given by a Colonel.

The headstone is in good condition and is inscribed with a Christian cross. It is located in the Maidan Gali area of the town, near Mughal Darwaza.

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