Mukandpur

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Mukandpur
village
Mukandpur is located in Punjab
Mukandpur
Mukandpur
Location in Punjab, India
Mukandpur is located in India
Mukandpur
Mukandpur
Mukandpur (India)
Coordinates: 31°07′33″N 75°56′41″E / 31.1257747°N 75.9447956°E / 31.1257747; 75.9447956Coordinates: 31°07′33″N 75°56′41″E / 31.1257747°N 75.9447956°E / 31.1257747; 75.9447956
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictNawanshahr
Population
 (2001)
 • Total3,785
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationPB-
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)

Mukandpur is a village near Banga, Nawanshahr district (also known as Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar) in Punjab, India.[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2001 Census,[2] Mukandpur has a population of 3,785. Neighbouring villages include Jagatpur, Prozepur, Talwandi Phattu, Jhingran, Gunachaur, Shokar and Raipur Dabba, Hakimpur.

Shopping[edit]

The village has expanded to include a shopping area near bus stand which serves the local villages.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

There are 5 schools including Shri Guru Har Rai Public School and DAV school which has affiliation with the CBSE board.

Amardeep Singh Shergill Memorial College Mukandpur[edit]

Popular Punjabi singer Geeta Zaildar obtained his formal music education from Ustad Janab Shamshad Ali, a Music Professor of Amardeep Shergill Memorial College Mukandpur.[3]

Amardeep Mela[edit]

The "Amardeep Mela" is organised annually by the Amardeep Singh Shergill Memorial College, Mukandpur. An annual feature of the College since its inception, the Mela lasts for four days.[4]

Mela Jagatpur Baba Ram Chand Ji[edit]

A famous fair also known as "Chaunkian da Mela" is held in Mukandpur and Jagatpur.A faqir named Sakhi Sarwar (Lakh Data) came to Balachaur. He started his journey from Rattewal and reached Jagatpur (a neighbour village) on his horse and the horse made nine lines with his foot at Jagatpur darbar. Since then this fair is held in Mukandpur and Jagatpur lasts for nine days. A "Saang" starts from Rattewal and reaches Jagatpur . The leader of the "Saang" holds a flag which is called a "Togh".

See also[edit]

Mukandpur village (now named as Chak No.65-GB in Tehsil Jaranwala, District Faisalabad, Pakistan)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mukandpur". wikimapia.org.
  2. ^ "Maavooru.net". OurVillageIndia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Geeta Zaildar Biography"
  4. ^ [1] The Tribune 22/12/2008