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Beas
Beas
town
Beas is located in Punjab
Beas
Beas
Location in Punjab, India
Beas is located in India
Beas
Beas
Beas (India)
Coordinates: 31°31′00″N 75°17′20″E / 31.51655°N 75.28897°E / 31.51655; 75.28897Coordinates: 31°31′00″N 75°17′20″E / 31.51655°N 75.28897°E / 31.51655; 75.28897
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictAmritsar
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi (Gurmukhi)
 • RegionalPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN143201[1]

Beas is a riverfront town in the Amritsar district of the Majha region of the Eastern Punjab (India). Beas lies on the banks of the Beas River.

Geography[edit]

Beas is centered (approx.) at 31°31′00″N 75°17′20″E / 31.51667°N 75.28889°E / 31.51667; 75.28889.[2] It located on the National Highway no. 1 (from Kolkata to Afghanistan), in the Amritsar district in Indian Punjab. The nearest city is Kapurthala (24 km or 15 mi) to the southwest. The holy as well as historical city of the Amritsar (41 km or 25 mi) lies to its northwest and Jalandhar (38 km) to its southeast.

Radha Soami[edit]

It is the headquarters of Radha Soami Satsang Beas. The town known as Dera Baba Jaimal Singh is located in the east. Every year, millions of Radha Soami followers travel to Beas to attend satsangs (discourses) often held at the Dera for weeks at a time.
There is the Maharaj Sawan Singh Charitable Hospital also, which was constructed in the 1980s by the Radhasoami Society. Since its inauguration, it has served countless patients for free of cost. It is located in the center of beas and balsarai .

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PIN codes of Amritsar district". www.whereincity.com. Retrieved 21 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Beas, Amritsar, Punjab". www.maplandia.com. Retrieved 21 January 2012.