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  1. 1. PUNJAB
  2. 2. PUNJAB : Land of Five rivers •Punjab is a state in northwest India. •Five rivers :Beas, Jhelum, Chenab, R avi and Sutlej.
  3. 3. PROFILE• District(s): 20• Capital: Chandigarh• Largest city:Ludhiana• Population:24,289,296 (15th)• Language(s): Punjabi• Area :50,362 km2
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. • 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.
  6. 6. GEOGRAPHY •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 ofrivers, most of the Punjab is a fertile plain.
  7. 7. CULTURE : Punjabi Music• Bhangra is one of the many Punjabi musical art forms.• Punjabi Classical music is increasingly becoming popular in the west .
  8. 8. Punjabi Wedding Tradition•Punjabi wedding traditions and ceremoniesare traditionally conducted in Punjabi.• They are a strong reflection of Punjabiculture.
  9. 9. Punjabi Attire
  10. 10. Cuisine •Punjabi cuisine can be non- vegetarian or completely vegetarian.•Exclusive Punjabi dishes Mah DiDal and Saron Da Saag (Sarson KaSaag).
  11. 11. RELIGIONS OF PUNJAB
  12. 12. Tourist Destinations• Chhatbir Zoological Park: Famous for Lion safari, apart from star attraction Royal Bengal Tigers.• Bhakra-Nangal: Bhakra dam, the highest dam of its kind I the world spans the river Sutlej, its poer houses light up all of North India.
  13. 13. Golden Temple
  14. 14. 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.
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