Punjab is a state in northern region of India. Situated in the north western corner of the country , Punjab is bounded by Pakistan to the west and Jammu and Kasmir to the north
and Haryana to the south and southeast, Rajastha to the southwest and Himachal Pradesh to the northeast. Punjab is one of the most prosperus state in India which has richest cultures of the World .Punj means five and aab means water i.e. the land of five river.These five rivers are Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, and Jhelum. The capital of Punjab is Chandigarh.
Famous Personality of Punjab:
Amarinder Singh: Current chief Minister and former military historian.
Baldev Singh: He was an Indian Sikh political leader and he was an Indian freedom fighter.He was the first Defence Minister.
Bibi Jagir Kaur: Bibi Jagir Kaur is the first women President of the Shiromoni Gurudwara Parbandhak committee.
Buta Singh: Former Minister of Home Affairs of India.
GianiZail Singh: Former President of India..
Gulzari Lal Nanda:Former Prime Minister in India. the first maharaja of the Sikh Empire.
Guruchharan Singh Tohra: Indian political leader and former President of Shiromoni Gurudwara ParbandhakCommittee..
Darbara Singh: Former Chief Minister of Punjab.
Maharaja Ranjeet Singh: Known as Lion of Punjab. Ranjeet Singh was the first maharaja of the Sikh Empire.
Sardar Bhagat SinghRajguru Ji,and Sukhdev Ji: Freedom Fighter.
Lala Lajpat Rai: Known as PunjubKesari. He was an Indian independence activist.
Historical places in Punjab:
There are many historical places in Punjab.
The places are Golden Temple, Jaliawalabagh, Maharaja Ranjitsingh Museum, Wagha Border, Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum,Khair-ud-Din Masjid,Gurudwara Mata Kaulan,Guruke Mahal.
Popular cities in Punjab:
Punjab is one of the most prosperus state in India which has richest cultures of the World . Punjab is also famous for its religious diversity and uniqueness is evident in the Punjabi poetry, philosophy, spirituality, artistry, education, music, science, technology, military warfare, architecture, traditions, values and history. Bhangra and Gidda are the most popular folk dances in Punjab.
Lohri, Baisakhi, Teeyan, and Guruparab are the main Sikh festivals.The other festivals are Hola Mohalla , Karwa Chauth , Basant Panchami , Chappar Mela , Jor Mela .
Language: Principal Language of Punjab is Punjabi.
Punjab has advantages of roadways, airways, and railways .
Air:-Sri Guru Ram DassJee International Airport in Amritsar, is the Primary Hub Airport and Gateway to Punjab.Punjab has six civil airports including two international airports: Amritsar International Airport and Chandigarh International Airport; and four domestic airports: Bathinda Airport, Pathankot Airport, Adampur Airport (Jalandhar) and Sahnewal Airport (Ludhiana) and there are 2 airfields at Beas (Amritsar) and Patiala which do not serve any commercial flight operations, as of now.
Railways:-The Indian Railways' Northern Railway line runs through the state connecting most of the major towns and cities. The Shatabdi Express, India's fastest series of train connects Amritsar to New Delhi covering total distance of 449 km. Punjab's major railway stations are Amritsar Junction(ASR), Ludhiana Junction (LDH), Jalandhar Cantonment (JRC), Firozpur Cantonment (FZR), Jalandhar City Junction (JUC), Pathankot Junction (PTK) and Patiala railway station (PTA).
Roads:- All the cities and towns of Punjab are connected by four-lane national highways. The Grand Trunk Road, also known as "NH1", connects Kolkata to Peshawar, passing through Amritsar and Jalandhar. National highways passing through the state are ranked the best in the country with widespread road networks that serve isolated towns as well as the border region. Amritsar and Ludhiana are among several Indian cities that have the highest accident rates in India.
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