Punjab : a state presentationPresentation Transcript
PUNJAB : Land of Five rivers
Punjab is a state in northwest India.
Five rivers : Beas, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej.
Two of the Rivers Passing
PROFILE District(s): 20 Capital: Chandigarh Largest city:Ludhiana Population:24,289,296 (15th) Language(s): Punjabi Area :50,362 km2
History The Indian state of Punjab was created in 1947. Akbar : Mughal ruler was crowned in Gurdaspur district of Punjab..
The Golden throne of Punjab.
The capital of the undivided Punjab province, Lahore, ended up in West Pakistan after partition. Chandigarh : union territory which serves as the capital of both Punjab and Haryana.
Places in Raj Province
Punjab extends from the latitudes 29.30° N to 32.32° N
Longitudes 73.55° E to 76.50° E.
Due to the presence of a large number of rivers, most of the Punjab is a fertile plain.
CULTURE :Punjabi Music Bhangra is one of the many Punjabi musical art forms. Punjabi Classical music is increasingly becoming popular in the west .
Punjabi Wedding Tradition
Punjabi wedding traditions and ceremonies are traditionally conducted in Punjabi.
They are a strong reflection of Punjabi culture.
Punjabi cuisine can be non-vegetarian or completely vegetarian.
Exclusive Punjabi dishes Mah Di Dal and SaronDaSaag (Sarson Ka Saag).
RELIGIONS OF PUNJAB
Tourist Destinations ChhatbirZoological Park: Famous for Lion safari, apart from star attraction Royal Bengal Tigers. Bhakra-Nangal: Bhakradam, the highest dam of its kind I the world spans the river Sutlej, its poer houses light up all of North India.
Golden Temple HariMandir
Flora and Fauna There are no natural forests in the plains. Mango is largely cultivated in the south-east of the Punjab . The silkworm is reared with great skill and industry.