Begowal

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Begowal
city
Punjab
Begowal
Begowal
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°37′N 75°31′E / 31.62°N 75.52°E / 31.62; 75.52Coordinates: 31°37′N 75°31′E / 31.62°N 75.52°E / 31.62; 75.52
Country  India
State Punjab
District Kapurthala
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,612
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144621
Telephone code 01822

Begowal is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Kapurthala district in the state of Punjab, India.[1] It has an average elevation of 225 metres (738 feet).

Begowal is sometimes called an "NRI's area." The population is a mix of labana, jatt, rajput, brahmin, and khatri. Before it was partitioned, Begowal was a Jagirdar belonging to a Muslim rajput with the title of Rana.[citation needed]


Local amenities[edit]

Restaurants[edit]

  • Kapil hotel & restaurant
  • Ranjit hotel & restaurant
  • Sunny restaurant
  • Italian restaurant
  • Red chillies
  • Desi tadka
  • Pizzeria
  • Micky restaurant
  • Dimpy Restaurant
  • Singh Ice cream parlour
  • Pizza Italia
  • Batra Bakers & Restaurant

Banks[edit]

  • Punjab National Bank
  • SBI college road
  • Cooperative bank
  • UCO Bank
  • OBC Bank
  • HDFC
  • Yes Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Axis bank
  • Punjab and Sindh bank
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • ICICI Satgur
  • Capital local area bank
  • Sehkari Cooperative bank

Schools[edit]

  • SPPS Convent School
  • DIPS School
  • Murala Public School
  • Cambridge School
  • Oxford International School
  • SPS Khalsa School
  • GianiJi Public School
  • Saint Sansa Public School
  • Govt. Sen sec school

Jewellers[edit]

  • Choice Jeweller
  • Priya Jewellers
  • Sagar Jewellers
  • Ratan Jewellers

Cloth showrooms[edit]

  • Gurdip cloth house and garments
  • Bacha Jiwi cloth house
  • Hydrabad cloth house
  • He She cloth house
  • Amar Garments
  • Shoppers Stop
  • Tahli Cloth House
  • Ritik Garments
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh cloth house

Medical[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  • Puar Hospital & Heart care
  • Sat Kartar Hospital
  • Paramjit Hospital
  • Sant Prem Singh NRI Charitable Hospital & Scanning Center
  • Ghotra Hospital
  • Multani Dental Clinic (Varinder Singh)
  • Lubana Dental Hospital
  • Thind Eye Hospital (Branch)
  • Sant Prem Singh Dental Hospital(Dr Maninder kaur Patwalia BDS)

Medical stores[edit]

  • Krishna Medical Store
  • Karamjot medical store (of Satnam Singh)
  • Lamba Medicos
  • Indian Medical store
  • SPS Medical store
  • Multani Medical store
  • Guru Nanak medical hall
  • Guru Teg Bahadur medical store
  • Moga medical store

Medical labs[edit]

  • Hanjra clinical lab

* Karamjot Clinical Laboratory (of Pardeep Singh MMLT,BMLT,DMLT (MBA))

  • Chandigarh
  • SPS clinical lab
  • Lovepreet clinical laboratory

Bookstores[edit]

  • Navjot book depot
  • Kamal book store
  • Manjit book depot
  • Student book depot

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Begowal had a population of 9612. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Begowal has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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