7 Things You Must Know About Punjab

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21 February 2024

Ravi Shankar Kumar || ExamVatika.com

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Punjab is a state in northern India. It is also called the 'land of five rivers' - Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Jhelum, and Chenab.

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Chandigarh is the capital city of Punjab. The largest city of Punjab is Amritsar.

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Sikhism was originated in the 15th century in the historical city of Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab.

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Bhangra is a lively and energetic traditional dance form. It was originated in Punjab.

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The Punjabi language is written in the Gurumukhi script. This is the official language of Punjab.

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Ludhiana is often referred to as the 'Manchester of India'. It is an industrial hub and a major center for hosiery and garment manufacturing.

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Do you know? Pollywood is the film industry of Punjab. Read more about Punjab from here.