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Sikh pilgrims offer prayers at a Sikh shrine in Lahore on June 29 on... News PhotoAnniversary,Death,Horizontal,Lahore,Pakistan,Pilgrim,Pilgrimage,Praying,Religion,Shrine,Sikhism,TurbanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSikh pilgrims offer prayers at a Sikh shrine in Lahore on June 29, 2013, on the 174th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Singh was also known as 'Sher-e-Punjab' or 'Lion of Punjab' and is remembered for uniting the Punjab as a strong nation and his possession of the Koh-i-noor diamond. Singh, who was born in Gujranwala in 1780, was the ruler of the Pakistani Punjab province and died on June 27, 1839. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI (Photo credit should read Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)