PUNJAB



  • Capital - Chandigarh.
  • Number Of Districts - 22.
  • Formed On - 1st November 1966.
  • Chief Minister -Amarinder Singh.
  • Governor - V.P.Singh Badnore.
  • High Court - Punjab and Haryana High Court.
  • Chief Justice - Krishna Murary.
  • Language - Punjabi.
  • State Animal - Blackbuck.
  • State Bird - Baaz.
  • State Flower - Lilium Candidum.
  • Tribes -Sikh Jats, Khatri Clans, Arora Clans, Rajput Clans.
  • Festivals - Lohri, Basant Panchami, Hola Mohalla, Baisakhi, Gurupurbs, Teeyan, Tikka, Jor Mela, Hariballabh Sangeet Mela.
  • Folk Dance - Bhanghra, Giddha, Malwai, Jaago, Kikkli, Gatka,Luddi, Dhumaal, Jhummar, Dankara.
  • Temples - Golden temple, Wagah temple, Jagatjit temple.
  • Rivers - Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Kali Bein.
  • Important dams & associated rivers-
  1. Ranjit Sagar Dam - Ravi River.
  2. Siswan Dam - Siswan Khad River.
  3. Damsal Dam - Hoshiarpur River.
  4. Jainti Dam- Soonk River.
  • Power Plants -        
  1. G N Dev Thermal Plant.
  2. Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Station.
  3. Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant.
  4. Ranjit Sagar Hydro Electric Power Plant.
  5. Talwandi Sabo Thermal Power Plant.
  6. Goindwal Sahib Thermal Power Plant.
  • Wildlife Sanctuary - 
  1. Abohar WLS.
  2. Bir Aishvan WLS.
  3. Bir Bhadson WLS.
  4. Bir Bunerheri WLS.
  5. Bir Dosanjh WLS.
  6. Bir Gurdialpura WLS.
  7. Bir Mehaswala WLS.
  8. Bir Motibagh WLS.
  9. Harike Lake WS.
  10. Jhajjar Bacholi WS.
  11. Kathlaur Kushlian WS.
  12. Takhni Rehampur WS.
  13. Nangal WS.
  • Ramsar Sites - Harike wetland, Ropar wetland, Kanjli wetland.
  • Important Stadiums - 
  1. Guru Gobind Singh Stadium.
  2. International Hockey Stadium.
  3. Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.
  4. Bhatinda International Cricket Stadium.
  5. Mullanpur International Cricket Stadium.
  6. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium.
  7. Gandhi Stadium or Burlton park.
  • Lakes -
  1. Sukhna lake.
  2. Harike lake.
  3. Kanjli lake.
  • Airports - 
  1. Ludhiana Sahnewal Airport.
  2. Shri Gurudas Ji International Airport.
  3. Bhatinda Airport.
  4. Pathankot Airport.
  • Important Historical SitesHarappan sites (Ropar), Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar).
  • Important Cities -
  1. Amritsar- City of Golden Temple, Holy City.
  2. Patiala - Royal City.