Dugri

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Dugri
2 Ghari (meaning 2 houses)
Village
Historical Gurudwara Sahib at Dugri village near Urban Estate
Historical Gurudwara Sahib at Dugri village near Urban Estate
Dugri is located in Punjab
Dugri
Dugri
Dugri is located in India
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 Punjab, IN. It is among of the list of the most historical villages in Ludhiana.

Dugri is clustered around the village center Gurdwara Damdama Sahib,[1] which is the holiest Gurdwara of Sikhism in the neighborhood. The Gurdwara has been established due to the fact that Guru Nanak dev Ji and Guru Hargobind ji visited this holy place.It also has certain temples such as Sheetla Mata Mandir situated right near the entrance to the village. 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.

The village was under the rule of Panchayati Raj until 1996, administrated by village Sarpanch named late S.Natha Singh Gill for 20 years and then S. kuldeep singh Gill for 10 years. At present the village falls under ward 61 administered by councillor Rakhwinder singh[2]

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 clans Gill and Badehsa. 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.

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

  • 4 Jatt Clans
  1. Gill
  2. Badesha
  3. Toor
  4. Jwanda
  • 4 Ramgharia clans
  1. Devgan
  2. Matharoo
  3. Hunjan
  4. Bhachu

Famous Figures of Dugri[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GURDWARA SHRI DAMDAMA SAHIB JI". gddsdugrildh.com. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 
  2. ^ ADR. "Rakhwinder Singh(SAD):Constituency- Ward 61(Ludhiana) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:". www.myneta.info. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 

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