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Bathinda

 

Bathinda is one of the oldest and most famous cities of Punjab. Bhatinda's cotton and agricultural production is well known. It is developing fast and some of the recent developments are a modern thermal power plant, fertilizer factories, and a massive oil refinery. Known for its fort, Bhatinda is one of the oldest towns in the state and has many historical associations. It was again in the jungles of Bathinda that Guru Gobind Singh Ji is reputed to have once challenged and fought the mighty Mughal forces. This town also played a prominent role in freedom Struggle of the country and against the autocratic administration of the then Princely rulers. biggest food grain and cotton market in northern India. the area around Bhatinda has become a large grape growing area.

Bathinda is a leading railway junction. The American International firm PEPSI is processing horticulture products grown here.

 

How to Reach
Bhatinda is well linked to other cities and New Delhi by an efficient rail and transport system. The nearest Airports are located at New Delhi and Chandigarh which are 265K.M. and 85K.M. away by Road respectively. Connected by Rail and situated on the Ambala-Bathinda branch line of Northern Railway and few trains like New Delhi-Bhathinda Intercity Express and Dadar-Amritsar Express touch Patiala station. Besides there are several Passenger trains running between Ambala and Bhathinda (which stop at Patiala) at regular intervals daily

It is one of the biggest food grain and cotton market in northern India. the area around Bhatinda has become a large grape growing area.

Bathinda is a leading railway junction. The American International firm PEPSI is processing horticulture products grown here.
How to Reach

Bhatinda is well linked to other cities and New Delhi by an efficient rail and transport system. The nearest Airports are located at New Delhi and Chandigarh which are 265K.M. and 85K.M. away by Road respectively. Connected by Rail and situated on the Ambala-Bathinda branch line of Northern Railway and few trains like New Delhi-Bhathinda Intercity Express and Dadar-Amritsar Express touch Patiala station. Besides there are several Passenger trains running between Ambala and Bhathinda (which stop at Patiala) at regular intervals daily.

 

About Bhathinda

Area (square km)

3401

Population (census 1991)

985301

Tehsils

Bathinda, Rampura Phul, Talwandi Sabo Sub-Tehsils Maur, Nathana,Bhagta Bahika, Sangat

 

Places of Interest

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Or Talwandi Sabo


Mazaar Of Peer Haji Rattan


Maisar Khana


The Bathinda Fort