Mehatpur

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Mehatpur
town
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Population
 • Total approximately 15,000
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144041 [1]
Telephone code 01821
Vehicle registration PB-33
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Nakodar
Sex ratio 956/1000 /
Literacy 78%%
Lok Sabha constituency jalandhar
Climate hot (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 45 °C (113 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 2 °C (36 °F)

Mehatpur is a town in Jalandhar district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is 8 km away from Nakodar on National Highway 71 (NH-71).

Geography[edit]

Mehatpur has a humid subtropical climate with cool winters and hot summers. Summers last from April to June and winters from November to February. Temperatures in the summer vary from average highs of around 45 °C to average lows of around 30 °C. Winter temperatures vary from highs of 19 °C to lows of 2 °C. The average annual rainfall is about 60 cm.

Economy[edit]

Mehatpur has numerous clinics and hospitals including Bhardwaj Clinic, Civil Hospital, Chandi Hospital, Cheema Hospital, Doaba Hospital, Veterinary Hospital and Rice mills, paper industry, power plant, Mehatpur also has a sugar mill.and is well known for one of the largest dana mandi in Jalandhar district.

Education[edit]

People are well educated coz here lies total 12 schools for better education in English and Punjabi medium (CBSE & PSEB affiliated)moreover school buses are available for students from nearby villages.

Demographics[edit]

The first language of most people in the city is Punjabi. Punjabi is the official language of Mehat Pur. People from different cultures are settling here, enriching the city with new languages such as Hindi and English. Majority of population belongs to the Sikh religion.

Historical and religious sites[edit]

Baba Ram Malo Ji, Sant-Sadhar, Gurudwara - Singh Sabha, Halti Sahib, Ber Sahib, Ramghariya Mandir, gurudawara samra patti, shiv mandir, dhyana mandir, dera garib dasi dham, baba jahar pir near dhangara patti, Gurudawara Shri Guru Ravidass ji in dhangara patti. Dussehra (a big festival of Hindu religion) of MehatPur and Chhinj, a Wrestling competition, organised at MehatPur every year, are very famous all over India.

Nearby villages[edit]

Shahpur, Khurampur, Adarman, Akbarpur Kalan, Baloki, Bulanda, Danewal, Haripur, Parjian Kalan, Sangowal, Singhpur, Tandaura, Udhowal, Umarwal Billa, Gaggarhwal and Khaira Fauja Singh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian postal website with Mehatpur's PIN code". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2016-08-01.