It was this that became to be known as Lahore Cantonment and was established in 1850 by Lt. Gen Sir Charles Napier. It was a beautifully planned cantonment with wide roads, parks and well laid-out living and unit areas. In 1968, the Cantonment limits were extended to include a large area with an over-all rural complexion.

The Cantonment with this large extension became administratively difficult to manage; therefore in 1998 it was bifurcated into two Cantonments: Lahore & Walton......

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Lahore is undoubtedly ancient. Legend had it that it was founded by Loh, son of Rama, the hero of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Some others think that the name means Loh-awar, meaning a "Fort as strong as Iron". It waxed and waned in importance during the Sultanate. Lahore came under Muslim rule in 1206 with Qutub-ud-Din Aibak and reached its glory during the Mughal period.

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Telephone:(+92) (042) 111-042-522

42, Sarwar Road,
Near CMH Hospital,
Lahore Cantt,