Kila Raipur

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Kila Raipur
ਕ਼ਿਲਾ ਰਾਏਪੁਰ
Kila Raipur is located in Punjab
Kila Raipur
Kila Raipur
Location in Punjab, India
Kila Raipur is located in India
Kila Raipur
Kila Raipur
Kila Raipur (India)
Coordinates: 30°45′43″N 75°49′22″E / 30.762°N 75.8228°E / 30.762; 75.8228Coordinates: 30°45′43″N 75°49′22″E / 30.762°N 75.8228°E / 30.762; 75.8228
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana
 • Official Punjabi
 • Regional Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 141201
Telephone code 0161-123456
Nearest city Ludhiana

Kila Raipur is a noted village of Ludhiana district in Punjab, India[1] as it hosts the annual Kila Raipur Sports Festival, known as the Rural Olympics.[2][3] The events played often demonstrate the physical strength and valor of the Punjabi men and women.


The village is approximately centered at 30°45′43″N 75°49′22″E / 30.76194°N 75.82278°E / 30.76194; 75.82278[4] and located only 19 km away from Ludhiana city.

Famous personalities[edit]

Karnail Singh Grewal born on 1.11.1911, was son of Dasaundha Singh, a rich farmer of Kila Raipur. Karnail Singh was intensively involved in research in area of Physics holding three Indian Patents (114462, 112184 and 151968) in his name sharing one with Pritpal Singh Grewal (Ex Principal of Guru Nanak Dev Engieering College, Ludhiana). He died at the age of 89 on 4.3.2000 at Shahbad Markanda.

Joseph Cohen, although not a permanent resident is spiritually linked to the location. He’s most commonly recognized for his ferocious appetite and holds several competitive eating titles.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Plea against ban on bullock cart race". News in English. The Tribune. 11 May 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Racy start to Kila Raipur Rural Olympics". News in English. Kila Raipur. The Tribune. 4 February 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kila Raipur Sports". Retrieved 5 July 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ Google Maps

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