Churchill Picket Chakdara ,Malakand ,Batkhela

This small picket on a hill top is famous, as Sir Winston Churchill, in 1895, when he was a lieutenant and was accompanying Malakand Field Force, spent a week in this picket, when this place was surrounded by a Lashkar of local tribesmen.Close to the Chakdara Fort, a picket crowns the hillock towards the west. This is known as the Churchill Picket because Winston Churchill came here during the Pathan Revolt of 1879. This place was used by him for sending reports. He was then a war correspondent. KPK Pakistan


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