Fatehgarh Sahib district
Fatehgarh Sahib District
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|"Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. Retrieved 30 June 2008.|
The district came into existence on 13 April 1992, Baisakhi Day and derives its name from Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the youngest son of 10th Guru Gobind Singh, who along with his brother was bricked-up alive on the orders of Suba Sirhind, Wazir Khan in 1704, and which is now the site of the 'Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib'.
Important cities and towns
The district has a population density of 508 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,320/sq mi) . Its population growth over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.39%. Fatehgarh Sahib has a sex ratio of 871 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.3%.
- Giani Ditt Singh, scholar, poet, editor and eminent Singh Sabha reformer.
- Tarsem Jassar (Songwriter, Singer, Actor).
- Dilpreet Dhillon (Singer, Actor)
- Narinder Batth (Lyricist)
- Kulbir Jhinjer (Singer)
- "Events-Wazir Khan". Archived from the original on 9 May 2008. Retrieved 30 June 2008.
- "Fatehgarh Sahib". Sikhtourism. Retrieved 30 June 2008.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
- Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
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