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PARIVAR VICHHORA, GURDWARA, situated on the north bank of the rivulet Sarsa, about 12 km north of Ropar (30°58`N, 76° 31`E) in the Punjab, signifies the tragic happenings that followed the evacuation of Anandpur by Guru Gobind Singh. `Parivar Vichhora` literally means `dispersal of the family*. When after the evacuation of Anandpur during the night of 56 December 1705, Guru Gobind Singh arrived at this place with the enemy host in hot pursuit, he found Sarsa in spate. A minor seasonal tributary of the Sutlej, Sarsa, being close to the Sivalik foothills, is subject to sudden flooding during the rains.

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