Talwandi Rai

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Talwandi Rai
تلونڈى راۓ
Talwandi Jagdev Singh
village
Talwandi Rai is located in Punjab
Talwandi Rai
Talwandi Rai
Talwandi Rai is located in India
Talwandi Rai
Talwandi Rai
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°42′N 75°34′E / 30.70°N 75.57°E / 30.70; 75.57Coordinates: 30°42′N 75°34′E / 30.70°N 75.57°E / 30.70; 75.57
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana district
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91-1624
Nearest city Jagraon

Talvandi Rai or Talwandi Raiis a village in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is 37 km from Ludhiana city,near Raikot.It is pretty famous for the people who are politically active.

History[edit]

Talwandi Rai was reputedly founded in 1478 AD by the Rai Kalha I who was a Muslim Rajput. The village was autonomous during most of the British rule in India and was ruled by a Rajput King up until the late 1800s when the British Raj demanded the Rai adhere to British demands. In return Muslim rule was maintained until the partition in 1947. The descendants of the last pre-partition ruler of Talwandi Rai can be found in Pakistan.

The village remained heavily populated by Muslims until 1947, partition of India-Pakistan. Founders of Talwandi Rai

Education[edit]

The village has a Sr secondary co education school has up to 10+2 classes and few private schools for primary education.

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