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Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar : City Travel Guide



Facts at a Glance
Area: 1258 Sq Km
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English
State: : Punjab
STD Code: : 01823
Population: 5, 87,468


Best Time to Visit: :October to March

Shaib Bhagat Singh nagar city tour

Geography & Climate

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is situated in 31.8o N and 76.7o E part of Punjab. The state capital Chandigarh is at a distance of 92 Kms from Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District. Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District is surrounded by four districts, at its west is Jalandhar, east border touches with Rupnagar district, the northern border has Hoshiarpur and in south it is bordered with Ludhiana and Kapurthala districts.
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District experiences four seasons in which summer start in March and last in July, and temperature can rise to 41o C during the season. From October temperature starts falling and it remains cold here till February and meanwhile the city experiences the fall of temperature from 19o C to 6o C. Monsoon season lasts from July to October and the average annual rainfall remains around 70 cm in the District.

How to Reach

By Air:
The nearest international airport from Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is in Amritsar which is Raja Sansi International Airport while domestic one is in Chandigarh.

By Train:
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is well connected with railway and you can get regular trains for major cities from here. This is a very convenient way to reach Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar City Guide and it is very inexpensive as well.

By Road
You can easily get bus service from and for Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district. There are low fare buses to connect the city with the adjoining ones and some interstate buses are also there. You can also choose A/C private buses to reach Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar.

Places to see in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar



Gurudwara Tahli Sahib Nawanshahr
This temple was built in the remembrance of Guru Nanak Dev's eldest son, Baba Shri Chand. Baba Shri Chand meditated here for forty days and every birth anniversary of Baba Shri Chand is celebrated here with full enthusiasm. Gurudwara Tahli Sahib is one of the famous tourist places in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar.

Gurudwara Charan KawalGurudwara Charan Kawal
This Gurudwara was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the memory of Guru Har Gobind. The serene pool in this Gurudwara uplifts the soul of every visitor.

Gurudwara Nanaksar
This Gurudwara is situated in village Hakimpur in Navanshahr district. Sikh guru Hari Rai visited this place.

Kripal Sagar
This temple is a sign of humanity and is a must visit tourist destination of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar.

What to Eat in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar
Savor Tandoori Naan with Daal Makhani. Spicy non vegetarian grilled dishes are some of the hot favorite dishes of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar City Guide. And every Punjabi's favorite sweet lassi completes the meal.

What to Shop in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar
As it is not very specific thing that you will get in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, but there are some shops from where you can get good Fulkari work clothes. Buy Shahid Bhagat Singh's photographs and story books.

History
Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was carved out of two districts in 1995, one of which is Hoshiarpur and another is Jalandhar. In year 2008, Khatkar Kalan and Nawanshahr towns were included in the city. Punjab government announced that one district in the state would be named after Bhagat Singh, the renowned freedom fighter of India and then the Nawanshahr district was renamed as Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District.
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