Sangrur

Published: 21.09.2011
Updated: 17.12.2012
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Sangroor

Sangrur, Punjab, India


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Sangrur

Sangroor

is a city in the Indian state of Punjab, India. It is the headquarters of the Sangrur district. It is located at the intersection of the roads connecting Delhi with Ludhiana and Patiala with Bathinda, at a distance of 80 km from Ludhiana and 48 km from Patiala. The Ludhiana-Jakhal railway line passes through it.
The Sangrur district was earlier predominantly rural area in the southern part of Punjab. Now its running with high glance educational and international business spot. Only 2% people below to povertiy line.

The earliest settlement at the site of Sangrur is believed to have begun around 2,300 B.C. Attracted by the fertile soil and availability of water, people from Sindh and Balochistan started moving and following the path of the Satluj or the Ghagger settled at Rohira.

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