Punjab is the state in the north India. The state capital is Chandigarh, which is administered separately as a Union Territory because it is also the capital of Haryana. The main cities includes Chandigarh, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Jalandhar etc. Agriculture is the largest industry in Punjab, it is the largest single provider of wheat to India. Other major industries include the manufacturing of scientific instruments, water meter, electrical goods, financial services, machine tools, textiles, sewing machines, sports goods, starch, tourism, fertilizers, bicycles, garments, and the processing of pine oil and sugar. Punjab also has the largest number of Steel Rolling Mill Plants in India.
FAMOUS TOURIST CITIES OF PUNJAB
Amritsar means ‘The Pool Of Immortality’. The main commercial activities include tourism, carpets and fabrics, farm produce, handicrafts, service trades and light engineering. It is considered as the very vibrant and the colorful city.
Bhatinda (Bathinda), a popular city in Punjab, is famous for its rich culture, significant religious places and historical monuments. You can visit Quila Mubarak, which holds special place in religious monuments or Bahia fort (now a hotel) which has interesting stories attributed to it.
Chandigarh is the Union Territory. It is the capital of the Indian states of Punjab and Haryana. It is the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world renowned,and a quality of life, which is unparalleled. Places to visit are Chandi Mandir, City Museum, International Dolls Museum, Cactus Garden etc.
Faridkot is a small city and a municipal council in Faridkot district in the state of Punjab, India.It’s a division with headquarter at Faridkot consists of three Districts Faridkot, Bathinda and Mansa. There are 8 Sub Divisions, 8 Tehsils and 9 Sub-Tehsils within these Districts.Total area of the District is 1475.70 kmÂ².
Ferozepur City Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich heritage. The city contributed immensely in Indiaâ€™s struggle for Independence. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Monument, Barki Memorial, Pothimala and several other monuments which pay homage to the freedom fighters are located in Ferozepur.
Hoshiarpur is a municipal council situated in the state of Punjab. This city is part of Jalandhar Revenue Division, which is located in the Doaba region. It shares a common boundary with the districts of Una and Kangra in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Jalandhar is known for its sportsmen as well as its sports industry, its steel and iron re rolling mills, rubber goods, electric goods, automobile parts and sewing machine factories and handloom products. Jalandhar means area inside the water. Tourism includes mausoleum of Imam Nasir, the fort at Phillaur, Devi Talab Mandir, Tombs at Nakodar, Sarai at Nurmahal, Gurudwara at Kartarpur, etc
The city has an affluent cultural heritage inherited from the culture and tradition of past centuries.Â KapurthalaÂ Travel GuideÂ is incomplete without a mention of its rich heritage.Â Jagatjit Palace, Moorish Mosque, Shiv Mandir, Panch Mandir, Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi, Devi Talab Mandir and Shalimar Gardens are theÂ prominent attractions of the city attracting large number of tourists round the year.
It lies in the south-eastern part of Punjab and is also the administrative capital of Patiala District and the fourth largest city in Punjab. A castle – Qila Mubarak is surrounded by Patiala which was made by Baba Ala Singh and Sardar Lakhna, the two militiamen in the year 1763.
Ludhiana is quite aptly called as the “Manchester of India” for its world famous hosiery products. It is an important pilgrim center of Punjab and you will come across lots of temples, sacred shrines and Gurudwaras.
Mohali is an important part of Chandigarh. It is located in west direction of Chandigarh. It has a rich Punjabi culture, food and festivals. The city is a mixture of both urban and rural culture. The city got its name from Sahibzada Ajit Singh also known as SAS Nagar, who was an eldest son of Guru Gobind Singh. The three cities namely Panchkula, Mohali and Chandigarh is also a Tri-city.
Sangrur is a land with fertile and rich soil with abundant water supply. The recent establishment and development of the city was observed around 2300 B.C. The people from the lands of Baluchistan and Sindh came to this fertile land in search of a better livelihood.