Punjab (The land of saints soldiers)

India

Punjab is an India state. It is the heart of Sikhism. Sikh community’s most devotional place Golden Temple (Shri Darbar Sahib) is located at Amritsar. It is divided into 3 regions called Majha, Malwa and Doaba. The area comes in between rivers Ravi and Beas known as Majha, the area between Sutlej and Beas known as Doaba and the area on the south of Sutlej is called Malwa. Take a look at some facts about Punjab

Some Facts about Punjab

  1. Punjab word is created from two Farsi words Punj mean Five and Abb mean Water. Punj+Abb =Punjab.
  2. It is Birthplace of Sikhism.
  3. Chandigarh is the capital city of Punjab.
  4. Punjabi’s are very hard working which helps Punjab to become one of the healthiest states in India.
  5.  There was a time when 7 rivers flew on the land of Punjab. That was time It was called Sapta Sindhu.
  6. Most visited place in world  Golden Temple is situated in Amritsar.
  7. World’s oldest University, Takhsilla University was in Punjab. (Now in Pakistan)
  8. It is India’s breadbasket.
  9. Mandi Gobindgarh is known as a steel town. Because of its steel industries.
  10. On the basis of language in, 1966 Haryana and Himachal divided from Punjab.
  11. It is the state with 100% connectivity of roads. Its every village is connected with major cities around the villages by roads.
  12. It is the first state where President rule was Imposed
  13. Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh belongs from Hoshiarpur.
  14. 50% of Indian Army consist of Punjabi Jawans
  15. It has 22 Districts.
punjab

Sr. No
Districts
1
Amritsar
2
Barnala
3
Bathinda
4
Fazilka
5
Faridkot
6
Fatehgarh Sahib
7
Firozpur
8
Gurdaspur
9
Hoshiarpur
10
Jalandhar
11
Kapurthala
12
Ludhiana
13
Mansa
14
Moga
15
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali)
16
Sri Muktsar Sahib
17
Pathankot
18
Patiala
19
Rupnagar
20
Sangrur
21
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)
22
Tarn Taran Sahib


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