Dugri

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Dugri
2 ghari
village
Historical Gurudwara Sahib at Dugri village near Urban Estate
Punjab
Dugri
Dugri
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°34′N 76°00′E / 30.567°N 76.000°E / 30.567; 76.000Coordinates: 30°34′N 76°00′E / 30.567°N 76.000°E / 30.567; 76.000
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 141012
Vehicle registration PB-10
Nearest city Ludhiana
Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 10 °C (50 °F)

Dugri is a village in the Indian state of Punjab.

Dugri has a Holy Gurudwara Damdama Sahib of ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ Guru Nanak Dev ji and ਗੁਰੂ ਹਰਿ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਸਾਹਿਬ Guru Hargobind Sahib ji of sikhs and also Sheetla Mata Mandir. Dugri is also the birthplace of famous Punjabi singer Amar Singh Chamkila. It has both the Facilities of town as well as lovelyhood of a village.Now it is developing at very rapid speed, bunch of very good schools like sat paul's mittal, ram bhasin, mgm etc. are now opened in dugri. New counselor of ward no. 60 is Mr. bhola.

The village was under the rule of Panchayati Raj until 1996, administrated by village Sarpanchs named Natha Singh Gill, and afterwards his elder son Kuldeep Singh Gill. Dugri was then under a municipal corporation.

Major areas under the Dugri segment of Ludhiana are Urban Estate Phase 1, Urban Estate Phase 2, Himmat Singh Nagar, Nirmal Nagar.

History[edit]

Formed about 200 years ago,[citation needed] Dugri is situated on banks of Sidhwan canal. The area is predominated by the Jatt-Sikh people with other minorities. There are mainly two Jatt families, Badesha and Gill. The Badesha families came from Sarinh and Gill families from Gill villages. Hence Dugri has two parts known as Sarinh Patti and Gill Patti according to density of these two families.

Important figures[edit]

Dugri possesses two Dharamshala and is also facilitated with the municipal water supply and sewage system.

Dugri also has a Govt. Primary school and K.S.Public senior secondary school (private)

In Dugri there are two Jatt Clan

1. Badesha

2. Gill

In Badesha Patti there are Two More Jatt Clan People live: -

1. Toor

2. Jawanda

In Dugri there are 4 Ramgharia clans

1. Devgan

2. Matharoo

3. Hunjan

4. Bhachu


Bibi Kanika Nancy Puri who reside near Dugri is a social worker undercover who has helped several people of the village by spending even her own pocket money. She is mostly known as Nannu in the nearby areas of Dugri

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