THE PUNJAB, INDIA

Places of Tourist Interest Around Bathinda



Bathinda. Kila Mubarik. Fort relates to Razia Sultan.

Perhpas For the first time, Punjab will be hosting a World Poetry Conference for the lovers and practitioners of the Muse in English. The Conference is being held in Bathinda, located in the Malwa region of Punjab. Punjab is called the homeland of Sikh religion.




Rock Garden At Chandigarh

Among its various attractions are cities like Chandigarh, Nek Chand Rock Garden, Panjab Univ. Students Centre, Sukhna Lake, Art Gallery, and the heart beat of the city, Sector 17 market in the evening.




Panjab University Chandigarh

The University has been incorporated for the purpose, among others, of making provision for imparting education in Arts, Letters, Science and the learned professions and of furthering advancement of learning, the prosecution of original research, with power to appoint University Professors, Readers and Lecturers, to hold and manage educational endowments, to erect, equip and maintain University colleges, libraries, laboratories and museums.




Golden Temple, Sri Amritsar Sahib

Golden Temple at Sri Amritsar Sahib is the main attraction for foreign tourists, along with Jallianwala Bagh, which is a grim reminder of India’s struggle for freedom. Just nearby, there is Wagah Border with Pakistan, where the Retreat Ceremony in the evening is a treat for lovers of excitement. Punjab is also home to great martyrs like S. Bhagat Singh, the Shiromani Shahid, who was hanged along with two other colleagues, Rajguru and Sukhdev, for killing J.P . Saunders, an Asstt. Supdt of Police. S. Udham Singh was another great martyr who killed Sir Michael Francis O’Dwyer, who was Lt. Governor of Punjab when Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place resulting in the mass killing of 700 people.




Dr. Mohinder Singh Randhawa ICS former Vice Chancellor Punjab Agril. Univ., Ludhiana.

However, the most prominent cultural figure of contemporary Punjab has been Dr. Mohinder Singh Randhawa, ICS, who was Vice-Chancellor of Punjab Agril. University, Ludhiana, and his influence on the cultural life of Punjab can be felt all along.