31 March

Famous Temples in Punjab

Famous Temples of Punjab:

Chandi Mandir, Chandigarh: It is a Hindu Temple near Chandigarh dedicated to goddess of power-Chandi Mata. The temple is situated amidst beautiful surroundings and the backdrop of the Siwalik Hills. This temple has statues of various deities like Chandi Mata, Radha – Krishan ji, Hanuman ji, Lord Shive and Lord Ram. During Navratras, temple is […]

30 March

Fairs and Festivals of Punjab

Fairs:   Muktsar Fair (January): One of the largest Sikhs fairs, it is held in themiddle of January on the Markar Sankranti day. The festival is held in commemoration of the heroic fight of the Chali Mukte, who laid down their lives warding off an attack on 29 December 1705 (the last day of the […]

22 March

PEPSU (Patiala and East Punjab States Union)

The Patiala and the East Punjab States Unions, or the PEPSU was formally inaugurated by Sardar Vallabha Bhai Patel (then Home Minister and Incharge of Indian State Department), on 15 July, 1948, by merging together the eight East Punjab Princely States of Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Faridkot, Kapurthala, Kalsia, Nalagarh and Malerkotla. The government of the […]