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Exciting Times at Ludhiana

by Madhav Srinivasan 1906 days ago

Ludhiana is a thriving centre of culture and power in Punjab. The city has some of the most appealing monuments and has a lot of religious activities going on. Read on to know more...

Ludhiana is a municipal corporation and a city in the state of Punjab. It covers the largest area in the state. This population keeps increasing during the harvesting season, in which labourers from states such as Bihar, Odisha, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh migrate to the city. The city stands on the banks of River Sutlej. Ludhiana is a popular place to holiday in Punjab.

It is popularly known as the NRI district of Punjab as a large population from the district live in the U.S. and Canada. The city dips steeply into the West and then the North, where the River Sutlej used to run before 1785. There is an old fort by the banks of Sutlej and it is believed that it has a secret underground tunnel that connects it to the Phillaur fort.

The Culture of Ludhiana

Ludhiana is said to be the epicentre of Punjab’s culture. It has a lot of religious activities in the state for Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Christians; it is also regarded the most diverse city when it comes to religion. This city is the hub for the popular Punjabi culture; Ludhiana is often associated with materialistic and gluttonous culture where political power and money matter a lot so one should not miss a trip Ludhiana when on your holidays in North India.

Most of the important social activists like Spiritual Gurus, Yoga Gurus, God Men, Missionaries, Chartalans and Reformers also use Ludhiana as a base for launching their new programs in the North India. The city is home to many monuments and shrines, here’s a peek view at some you can enjoy on Ludhiana tour packages in India

Babaj Gajjuji Thapar Shrine

This is a three century old shrine that is located in Gurudev Nagar in Ludhiana. This shrine not only symbolizes religious devotion but also a great historical significance. This shrine pulled a large number of migrants even in the 18th century from far-off places like Kabul in Afghanistan. There are excavations at this place in Sunet and Sanghol, which further add to the attractions of the place. This also brought the forefathers of Thapars to this place. Tours to Amritsar should also be inclued for those planning a holiday in Ludhiana. 

Bhir has the most popular mosque in the city, which was built by Mohammad Ghori in the year 1911. This mosque is now 150 years old and is the Khangah of Abdul Rehman Khan. It is a mausoleum of Alawal Khan that was built during the reign of Shah Jehan and it is surmounted by a double pear shaped dome, is octagonal in shape and also houses the tomb of Bahadur Khan. Tourists should not miss Chandigarh vacation packages when holidaying in Ludhiana. 

City Kotwali

The city’s Kotwali Police station is nearly 173 years old and is also known as the Division 1 police station. This monument is well protected and preserved. Ludhiana is an important tourist hub and is located near to major international airports and railway stations. Getting there is easy.

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