Fatehgarh Sahib district

Fatehgarh Sahib district

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Fatehgarh Sahib | type = district| latd =30.38 | longd = 76.23
state_name = Punjab|Punjab
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website = www.fatehgarhsahib.nic.in
footnotes = Cite web |url=http://www.sikhtourism.com/fatehgarh-sahib.htm |title=Fatehgarh Sahib |publisher=Sikhtourism |accessdate=2008-06-30

Fatehgarh Sahib district is one of the twenty districts in the state of Punjab in North-West India, with its headquarters in the city of Fatehgarh Sahib.

District of Fatehgarh Sahib came into existence on 13th April 1992, Baisakhi Day, deriving its name 'Fatehgarh Sahib' from Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the youngest son of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, who were bricked alive by the orders of Suba Sirhind, Wazir Khan in 1705 [Cite web |url=http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/events/wazirkhan.html |title=Events-Wazir Khan |accessdate=2008-06-30] , and the place is now the site a famous 'Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib'. [Cite web |url=http://www.sikhtourism.com/fatehgarh-sahib.htm |title=Fatehgarh Sahib |publisher=Sikhtourism |accessdate=2008-06-30]

Important Cities and Towns

* Mandi Gobindgarh
* Sirhind-Fategarh
* Bassi Pathana
* Nogawan
* Amloh
* Khamanon
* Khera

Professional Colleges

* Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College
* Lincoln College of Law & Education


External links

* [http://www.fatehgarhsahib.nic.in Official website]
* [http://www.mapsofindia.com/maps/punjab/districts/fatehgarhsahib.htm District Map of Fatehgarh Sahib district]

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