Shankar (village)

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Shankar

Shankar
Village
Shankar is located in Punjab
Shankar
Shankar
Location in Punjab, India
Shankar is located in India
Shankar
Shankar
Shankar (India)
Coordinates: 31°08′48″N 75°31′15″E / 31.1467669°N 75.520749°E / 31.1467669; 75.520749Coordinates: 31°08′48″N 75°31′15″E / 31.1467669°N 75.520749°E / 31.1467669; 75.520749
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictJalandhar
Founded byPurewal
TalukasNakodar
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyGram panchayat
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
 • RegionalPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
144042
Telephone code01821
Nearest cityNakodar

Shankar is a village in the Nakodar tehsil of Jalandhar district in Punjab, India.[1][2]

About[edit]

Shankar is a large size village that lies on the Nakodar-Jandiala Road. The nearest railway station to this village is Shankar Railway station about 2 km from the village. One of the oldest villages of the state of Punjab, this village has given birth to many scholarly people, politicians, army officers, engineers, doctors, prominent teachers and journalists.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "One dead, 21 hurt as bus overturns". The Tribune. 5 September 2008. Retrieved 11 July 2012.
  2. ^ "One held with 10 gm heroin". The Tribune. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012.