¨ Capital - Chandigarh.
¨ Formed on November 1st 1956.
¨ The word Punjab means "land of five rivers".
¨ Aryans first settled in Punjab.
¨ Bhakranangal India’s highest dam is on Sutlej river.
¨ Rajasthan canal is in Sutlej river.
¨ Amritsar is known as Solar city.
¨ Highcourt is at Chandigarh is shared by Punjab &
¨ Golden temple at Amritsar is renamed as Harmandir
Sahib. It is the largest Gurudwara.
¨ Guru Ram Das laid foundation of the city of Amritsar.
¨ Jallianwallah Bagh is in Amritsar.
¨ Per hector production of wheat is the highest in
¨ The fertilizer consumption in Punjab is the highest
¨ Punjab is the chief beneficiary state of Green Revolu
tion launched in 1960.
¨ Science city is being set up at Jalandhar.
¨ Abahor wild life sanctuary, Chatbirzoo.
¨ Gatka - Martial dance.
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