Sangrur Short Tour - Punjab Tourism

Sangrur Sightseeing Package

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The district of Sangrur was formed in 1948. The name of the district from its headquarters, Sangrur, said to be have founded by one Sanghu, a Jat, about 400 years back. The Sangrur District as of today com-prises parts of a few erstwhile distinct administrative units, the Philkian States if Jind, Nabha and Patiala: the Mohammadan State of Malerkotla; and some parts of then district of Ludhiana. It is interesting to note that Sangrur itself was earlier a part of Nabha State. History of the district is, therefore, complicated, although it is traceable through its various components. In brief, history of the district is given as under.

Start your tour to visit in Gurdwara Nanakiana Sahib, also known as Karir Sahib, is situated in the village of Mangwal on the Sangrur-Patiala Road, 4 km away from the city of Sangrur. This gurdwara is said to have been visited by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Nanak DevJi. It is said that Nanak DevJi used to take baths in the pond of this gurdwara, as well as sit on the pond side and preach to the villagers. Due to this, gurudwara’s pond has been turned into a sarovar. Nex to visit in Gurdwara Wadda Ghalughara Sahib. It is situated at 0.5 km from the Rahira Railway Station, on the Malerkotla-Ludhiana Road of Rahira Village. This gurdwara has been built in memory of all the Sikh fighters that lost their lives during a war against the armed forces of Ahmad Shah Durrani of Afghanistan, the Faujdar of Sirhind, Bhikhan Khan and Zain Khan. The Banasar Garden of Sangrur City is the most popular picnic spot of the city. It is a building with 12 doors having a marble Baradari. It lies in the middle of a pond, which is accessible through a small bridge. This bridge leads to a marble gate, which is present on the western side of these gardens. Its surroundings comprises four towers, numerous walkways, many plants and trees and a mini zoo. In ancient times, the rulers of Jind State used to spend their summers in the buildings around these gardens.

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