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|Elevation||213 m (699 ft)|
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As of 2001[update] India census, Ajnala had a population of 12,107. Males population is 11,347 and females is 9,760. Ajnala has an average literacy rate of 82.19%, higher than the state average of 75.84%. In Ajnala, Male literacy rate is around 86.05% while female literacy rate is 77.72%. population of children with age of 0-6 is 2397 which is 11.36% of the total population in Ajnala.
Indian Rebellion of 1857
During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, 282 sepoys of the 26th Native Infantry mutinied at Lahore and subsequently surrendered, believing they were going to be given a fair trial. They were summarily executed without trial by Frederick Henry Cooper, then-Deputy Commissioner of the district. The bodies were dumped into a deep dry well near the police station which was later filled with charcoal, lime, and dirt. The guard who shot the sepoys were made up entirely of Sikhs. In March 2014 the head of a local Sikh gurdwara announced that the remains of those buried had been uncovered in the excavation of a well within the shrine.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ajnala
- "Census of India 2018: Data from the 2018 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2011-01-18.
- Cooper, "Crisis in the Punjab", pp 154-6, cited in The Great Indian Mutiny by Christopher Hubbard, pp 132
- "India to examine claims over '1857 rebel' bodies"". BBC News. 3 March 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2018.