Chak Vendhal

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Chak Vendhal
village
Chak Vendhal is located in Punjab
Chak Vendhal
Chak Vendhal
Location in Punjab, India
Chak Vendhal is located in India
Chak Vendhal
Chak Vendhal
Chak Vendhal (India)
Coordinates: 31°11′54″N 75°32′38″E / 31.198431°N 75.5438912°E / 31.198431; 75.5438912Coordinates: 31°11′54″N 75°32′38″E / 31.198431°N 75.5438912°E / 31.198431; 75.5438912
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,281
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration PB-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)

Chak Vendhal is a village in Tehsil Nakodar, Jalandhar district, in Punjab, India.[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Census,[2] Chak Vendhal has a population of 1,281 people. Neighboring villages include Bajuha Khurd, Chanian, Gura, Chak Khurd, Khun khun and Kang Sahbu.

History[edit]

According to local tradition, the ancestors of the Bagri families originate from the Bagar area of Rajasthan. People of the village of Chak Kallan also narrate this legend.[citation needed]

Baba Buddha Shah Ji[edit]

Chak Vendhal is locally known for the shrine Baba Buddha Shah Ji.[citation needed]

Dera Chishtian (Gaddi Baba Sheikh Farid Ji)[edit]

Tombs of Sufi Saints at Chak Vendhal
Temple of Sufi Saint Baba Farid Ji at Chak Vendhal

Maa Gurbaksh Kaur, the first woman Sufi Saint of Punjab was baptised in 1975 by a famous saint of the Chisti order Baba Madho Shah of Adampur Punjab. In 1986, Maa Gurbaksh Kaur founded the Dera Chishtian (Gaddi Baba Sheikh Farid Ji) in Chak Vendhal.[3]

Education[edit]

Chak Vendhal has a government primary school and some shops.[citation needed]

Transportation[edit]

The nearest road is the Jallandhar-Nakodar Road(N.H. 71) which can be reached via Khunkhani and Kang Sahbu. There are other roads to nearest villages like Chak Kalan and Shankar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chak Vendhal". wikimapia.org. 
  2. ^ "Maavooru.net". OurVillageIndia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. 
  3. ^ tribuneindia.com. The Tribune. 16 December 2006 http://www.tribuneindia.com/2006/20061216/aplus1.htm.  Missing or empty |title= (help)