Sirhind-Fatehgarh is a city and a municipal council in Fatehgarh Sahib
district in the Indian state of Punjab
. It is often simply called Sirhind.This is the city where Guru Gobind Singh's 9 and 7 year old little sons Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh were buried alive by constructing a brick wall around them by the Mughal rulers of that time.
It further rose in glory during the Mughal Empire, when it became its provincial capital, controlling the Lahore-Delhi Highway, the Grand Trunk Road. During the Mughal era, Sirhind was the name for Malwa, since it was the area's capital city. Sirhind was the headquarters or the Mughal administration in Eastern Punjab. Many European travellers describe its splendours, and it also developed into a center of cultural activity.