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Where appropriate, incorporate items into the main body of the article. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Jalandhar is the oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab. In recent times the city has undergone rapid urbanisation and has developed into a highly industrialised centre of commerce. The history of Jalandhar District comprises three periods — ancient, medieval and modern. According to another version Jalandhar is said to have derived its name from the vernacular term `Jalandhar’ means area inside the water, i. The whole of Punjab and the area of present Jalandhar District was part of the Indus Valley Civilization.
The archaeological explorations made during recent years have pushed the ancient times of Jalandhar District of Harappa period. 1920 to bring pressure upon British rulers to change their policy towards Turkey. Jalandhar District was declared ‘Proclaimed Area’ under the Seditious Meetings Act. After the independence of the country, however, the district was affected by communal riots and exodus of minority communities from both sides of the border, consequent upon the partition of the country. Summers last from April to June and winters from November to February.
The climate is dry on the whole, except during the brief southwest monsoon season during July and August. The average annual rainfall is about 70 cm. As per provisional data of 2011 census Jalandhar had a population of 873,725, of which 463,975 were male and 409,750 female. The literacy rate was 85. Jalandhar has been selected in the second phase of the smart city project and 200 crores have been allocated to the municipal corporation for initializing the project. Jalandhar exports goods like furniture, glass to neighboring cities and is a global hub for the manufacture of sporting equipment.
Jalandhar is famous for its sports industry and equipment manufactured in Jalandhar has been used in many international sporting games inlcuding olypmics,commonwealth games ,Asian games among others. It is also a hub for manufacturing of hand tools. Many new malls and shopping complexes are being established at a very rapid pace and as such is also a hub of the NRI’s who among many of them belong to Jalandhar region. Jalandhar and Channdigarh Airport which is about 145 Km South east of Jalandhar . It is connected to other parts of the country by regular flights.
Several airlines operate flights from abroad, including Birmingham, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Doha. The airport handles as many as 48 flights every week up from the occasional, intermittent ones some years ago. A new domestic airport at Adampur Jalandhar has been commissioned in 2017 and very soon going to have commerical flights operating from this newly constructed airport. Now many trains of Jammu route are extend up to Mata Vaishno Devi-Katra. There is a large network of bus services of Punjab, Himachal, Delhi, Haryana, Pepsu, Chandigarh, U.
Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan State Roadways, apart from private operators. The city is the region’s headquarters for newspapers, national television and radio stations. Jalandhar that transmits programs of mass interest. There are excellent medical facilities in Jalandhar which include treatment centers and specialist hospitals. The Municipal Corporation of Jalandhar claims that the city has over 423 hospitals, a claim that would make it the city with the highest number of hospitals in South Asia. There is an international-standard stadium at Burlton Park. People can be seen jogging, playing soccer, weight-lifting, etc.