•Punjab is a state in
•Five rivers : Beas,
Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi
Largest city: Ludhiana
Area :50,362 km2
Chief Minister: Sardar Parkash Singh
The Indian state of Punjab was created in
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.
•Punjab extends from the latitudes 29.30° N to
•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.
Bhangra is one of the many Punjabi
musical art forms.
Punjabi Classical music is
increasingly becoming popular in the
•Punjabi wedding traditions and ceremonies
are traditionally conducted in Punjabi.
• They are a strong reflection of Punjabi
•Punjabi cuisine can be non-
vegetarian or completely
•Exclusive Punjabi dishes Mah Di
Dal and Saron Da Saag (Sarson Ka
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.
There are no natural forests in the
Mango is largely cultivated in the
south-east of the Punjab .
The silkworm is reared with great skill