Punjab, India

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Punjab is a state in northern India.wikipedia
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Himachal Pradesh

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Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest.
Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is bordered by union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on the north, Punjab state on the west, Haryana state on the southwest, Uttarakhand state on the southeast, and Tibet region on the east.

Punjab, Pakistan

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It is bordered by the Pakistani province of Punjab to the west.
It also shares borders with the Indian states of Punjab, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir.

Rajasthan

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Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest.
Elsewhere it is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest.

List of districts of Punjab, India

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With 27,704,236 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Punjab is the 16th-largest state by population, comprising 22 districts.
A district of the Punjab state of India is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service.

Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)

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Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest.
It lies to the north of the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and to the west of Ladakh, which is also subject to the dispute as a part of Kashmir, and administered by India as a union territory.

Punjabi language

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Punjabi is the most widely spoken and official language of the state.
Gurmukhi is the official script for the language in Punjab, India while Shahmukhi is used in Punjab, Pakistan; other national and local scripts have also been in use historically and currently, as discussed in.

Haryana

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Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, and Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest.
Rich in history, monuments, heritage, flora and fauna, human resources and tourism with well developed economy, national highways and state roads, it is bordered by Himachal Pradesh to the north-east, by river Yamuna along its eastern border with Uttar Pradesh, by Rajasthan to the west and south, and Ghaggar-Hakra River flows along its northern border with Punjab.

Union territory

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The state capital is Chandigarh, a Union Territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana.
there are nine union territories, including Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana.

Punjab Legislative Assembly

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Punjab's government has three branches – executive, judiciary and legislative.
The Punjab Legislative Assembly or the Punjab Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the state of Punjab in India.

Beas River

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The five tributary rivers of the Indus River from which the region took its name are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum Rivers; Sutlej, Ravi and Beas are part of the Indian Punjab.
The river rises in the Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh, India, and flows for some 470 km to the Sutlej River in the Indian state of Punjab.

Economy of Punjab, India

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The economy of Punjab is the 14th-largest state economy in India with inr 5180000000000 in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of inr 153000.
According to the 2008 Global Hunger Index, Punjab has the lowest level of hunger in India.

Indus Valley Civilisation

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The Indus Valley Civilization flourished in antiquity before recorded history until their decline around 1900 BCE. The Indus Valley Civilization spanned much of the Punjab region with cities such as Ropar.
The largest number of sites are in Gujarat, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir states in India, and Sindh, Punjab, and Balochistan provinces in Pakistan.

Fatehgarh Sahib district

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Punjab has the largest number of steel rolling mill plants in India, which are in "Steel Town"—Mandi Gobindgarh in the Fatehgarh Sahib district.
Fatehgarh Sahib district is one of the twenty-two districts of the state of Punjab, India, with its headquarters in the city of Fatehgarh Sahib.

Amritsar

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Guru Arjan Dev's martyrdom led to the sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind, declaring Sikh sovereignty in the creation of the Akal Takht and the establishment of a fort to defend Amritsar.
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in northwestern India which is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district and is located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab.

Rupnagar

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The Indus Valley Civilization spanned much of the Punjab region with cities such as Ropar.
Rupnagar (formerly known as Ropar or Rupar) is a city and a municipal council in Rupnagar district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Mandi Gobindgarh

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Punjab has the largest number of steel rolling mill plants in India, which are in "Steel Town"—Mandi Gobindgarh in the Fatehgarh Sahib district.
Mandi Gobindgarh is a town and municipal committee in Fatehgarh Sahib district in the state of Punjab in North India.

List of Indian states and territories by Human Development Index

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Punjab has the third highest ranking among Indian states in human development index.

Anandpur Sahib

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The ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, moved the Sikh community to Anandpur and travelled extensively to visit and preach in Sikh communities in defiance of Mughal rule.
"city of bliss"), is a city in Rupnagar district (Ropar), on the edge of Shivalik Hills, Indian state of Punjab.

Sikhs

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The main ethnic group are the Punjabis, with Sikhs (58%) and Hindus (38%).
Today, the Punjab state in northwest India has a majority Sikh population, and sizeable communities of Sikhs exist around the world.

Patiala

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The Cis-Sutlej states included Kaithal, Patiala, Jind, Thanesar, Maler Kotla, and Faridkot.
Patiala is a city in southeastern Punjab, northwestern India.

Patiala and East Punjab States Union

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The Indian Punjab as well as PEPSU was divided into three parts on the basis of language in 1966.
On 1 November 1956, PEPSU was merged mostly into Punjab State following the States Reorganisation Act.

Sutlej

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The five tributary rivers of the Indus River from which the region took its name are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum Rivers; Sutlej, Ravi and Beas are part of the Indian Punjab.
It then turns slightly, heading west-southwest for about 360 km to meet the Beas River near Makhu, Firozpur district, Punjab state.

Samana, Punjab

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Banda Singh Bahadur started his rebellion with the defeat of Mughal armies at Samana and Sadhaura and it culminated in the defeat of Sirhind.
Samana is a city and a municipal council in Patiala district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Thar Desert

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The southwest of the state is semiarid, eventually merging into the Thar Desert.
More than 60% of the desert lies in the state of Rajasthan, and extends into Sindh, Gujarat, Punjab, and Haryana.