Rawalpindi, ordinarily known as Pindi is a city in the Punjab region of Pakistan. Rawalpindi is neighboring Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad, and the two are together known as the “twin urban communities” because of solid social and monetary connections between the urban communities. Rawalpindi is the fourth-biggest city in Pakistan by populace, while the bigger Islamabad Rawalpindi metropolitan region is the nation’s third-biggest metropolitan region.
Rawalpindi is situated on the Pothohar Plateau, known for its antiquated Buddhist legacy, particularly in the neighboring town of Taxila – an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city was annihilated during the attack of Mahmud of Ghazni before being taken over by Gakhars in 1493. In 1765, the decision Gakhars were vanquished as the city went under Sikh principle, and in the long run turned into a significant city inside the Sikh Empire situated in Lahore. The city was vanquished by the British Raj in 1849, and in 1851 turned into the biggest battalion town for the British Indian Army. Following the segment of British India in 1947, the city got home to the home office of Pakistan Army subsequently holding its status as a significant military city.