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About Sultanpur Lodhi

Punjab, with its fertile farming land, is one of the most beautiful and prosperous states of India. Being the land of Khalsa, this small state has a distinctive and lively culture that attracts tourists from all over the world. Sultanpur Lodhi, a small but ancient city of great tradition and culture, is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Punjab. The several famous Gurudwaras and other historical monuments are the main highlights of the city.

About Sultanpur Lodhi
Gurudwara Guru Ka Bagh

Geography of Sultanpur Lodhi

Sulthan Lodhi is situated on the south bank of a seasonal rivulet named Kali Bein. Kali Bein runs six miles of the intersection of these two rivers. Geographically Sulthan Lodhi coordinates at 75.1984978°East longitude and 31.2131777°North latitude at an elevation of 214 meters above sea level. The city is 26 km south of Kapurthala, 46 km west of Jalandhar and 196 km west of Chandigarh. Sultanpur Lodhi is surrounded by Lohian Tehsil, Shahkot tehsil, Chohla Sahib-8 Tehsil and Makhu tehsil. The nearby cities to Sultanpur are Jalandhar Cantt City, Kapurthala City, Zira City and Nakodar City. Sultanpur Lodhi is located in the border of Kapurthala District and Jalandhar District.

Culture of Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi, an ancient city of great historical importance in Punjab, is also rich with great tradition and culture. Numerous gurudwaras and other historical monuments seen in this city reveal its cultural significance. A range of festivals and events are organized in Sulatanpur Lodhi all through the year. Some traditional Hindu festivals like Sudherra, Ramila and Shri Krishna Janmashtami are also celebrated colorfully here. The most significant festival of Punjab is Baisakhi, which is celebrated on 13th of April every year. The 10th Guru of Sikh, Guru Gobind Singh organized the order of the Khalsa on this day in 1699.

Demographics of Sultanpur Lodhi

As per the census India 2011, the total population of Sultanpur Lodhi municipal council is 16, 877 among which males constitute 8,862 and females constitute 8,015. 11.36% of the total population is children with age of 0-6, which is 1918. The female sex ratio of Sultanpur Lodhi city is 903 against the state average of 895. The literacy rate of Sultanpur city is 78.88%, while that of the state is 75.84%. 82.11% males and 75.31% females are literate in the city.

Administration in Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi is a sub divisional headquarters of Kapurthala district and it falls within Doaba region of the state. The local administration of Sulthanpur Lodhi is handled by Sulthanpur Lodhi municipal council. There are 13 wards under the council and it provides the basic facilities to the people. It also builds roads and imposes taxes on the properties that come under the jurisdiction of the municipal council. The city also has Civil cum Judicial Court, BDEO office, BEO Office and Police station. The head of this sub division is Dy.S.P and there are four police stations under his supervision.

District Collector, Kapurthala
Yojna Bhavan Complex,
District Court
Kapurthala
Phone: 01822-233777,233776
Fax: 01822-233393
http://www.kapurthala.net.in/

Block Office, Sultanpur Lodhi
01828-244202

Police, Sultanpur Lodhi
01828-222228

DSP/SD Sultanpur Lodhi
01828 222228

Women cell, Sultanpur Lodhi
87250-38124, 98141-14018

Tehsildar Office
Address: 1, Tehsildar Office, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurthala, Main road, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 1828 222525

Economy of Sultanpur Lodhi

The main occupation of people in Sultanpur Lodhi city is agriculture. People are also engaged in various businesses. The main sectors that provide employment in Sultanpur Lodhi are rice sheller, Brick-klin, banks and finance companies, marriage palaces, petrol pumps and various types of shops scatters various parts of the town.

Tourist Attractions in Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi is a must visited place in Punjab. The main attractions of this city is the number of Gurudwaras, which are years old. All these Gurudwaras are not only the pilgrim locations, but also the important tourist spots in Punjab. People from various corners of the country visit to see the Gurudwaras. These historical and non-historical Gurudwaras reveal the influence of Sikh religion and culture in Punjab. Gurudwara Shree Ber sahib, Gurudwara Shree Hatt Sahib, Gurudwara Shree Kothri Sahib, Gurudwara Shree Sant Ghat, Gurudwara Shree Sehra Sahib, Gurudwara Shree Bebe nanki Ji , Gurudwara Shree Antaryamata, Gurudwara Shree Guru Ka bagh are the major Gurudwaras in Sultanpur Lodhi. Even though Sultanpur Lodhi is a small city, there are a few good quality restaurants and Dhabas that provide delicious Punjabi and other cuisines to the visitors. The nearby cities have good hotels and resorts that people mainly depend on accommodation.

Healthcare Services in Sultanpur Lodhi

Having an established health care facility system is the sign of the development of a place. Fortunately, the state Government of Punjab takes special care to provide the people better health care facilities by establishing many government and private hospitals, clinics and health centers etc. Several health programs such as family welfare programme, applied nutrition programme, sanitation, vaccination, prevention of Tuberculosis and prevention of adulteration of foodstuffs etc are also conducted by the health department though the hospitals, and health centers. Civil hospital in Sultanpur Lodhi is the main hospital in the city, which is under the control of health department of the state. Established in 1934, this hospital has 50 beds. Civil hospital provides free medicines, treatment and surgery. There are also family planning facilities here. The hospital also has one Senior Medical Officer P.C.M.S. Class I, two medical officers and three pharmacists. Besides there are also technical and ministerial class III and miscellaneous class IV staff. Various departments like Ortho, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Dentistry and most importantly a trauma care center are also running here.

Raandhawa Homeopathy Hospital
Address: Sadar Bazar, Near Thana Chowk,
Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 01828 222055, 500467

Gurpreet Judge Hospital
Address: 1, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurthala, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 9417 124984

Machanda Hospital

Address: Mohalla Arosa Rasta, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurthala, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 01828 224198

Chawla Dental Clinic
Address: Sultanpur Lodhi, Katra Bazar,
Kapurthala, Punjab, 144262
Phone number: 9814327273

Doctors in Sultanpur Lodhi
Dr. Gurusharan Singh Takkar
Address: Mo. Diwana Takkar Hospital,
Sultanpur Lodhi
Phone number: 98780 22146, 01828 222146

Dr. Mrs Kulwant Kaur Takkar
Address: Moh. Diwana, Takkar Hospital & maternity Home,
Sultanpur Lodhi
Phone number: 01828 222146, 98553 22146

Dr. Harjit Singh DCH
Address: Moh. Diwana, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurtala, Punjab
Phone number: 98150 22500
Email ID: drharjit2000@yahoo.com

Dr. Sanjeev Mattu
Address: Katra Bazar, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurtala, Punjab
Phone number: 01828 223039, 98153 48639
Email ID: snjiv.mlhtr@gmail.com

Dr. Sumeet Sharma
Address: Chowk Chelian,
Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurtala, Punjab
Phone number: 9883 21331, 01828 500511
Email ID: sharma.hospital@yahoo.com

Dr. Suanand Sharma
Address: Chowk Chelian, Sultanpur Lodhi,
Kapurtala, Punjab
Phone number: 98770 21511

Chemist shops in Sultanpur Lodhi
Shaheria Ayurvedic Dawakhana
Address: Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurtala,
Near Maxman Singh Aarra, Main Bazaar,
Talwandi Choudharian
Phone number: 9872448462, 9878524462

Ambulance Service in Sultanpur Lodhi

Civil Hospital Ambulance Service
Phone number: 98140 24511

Utilities Services in Sultanpur Lodhi

Even though Sultanpur is a famous city for pilgrim locations and historical monuments, the city is not so established in the field of utilities and services. The service types business like event management companies, real estate agents, catering services, packers and movers and courier services etc. are not much developed here. However, the basic services, which are essential for people, like post offices, aadhar card centers and bank branches etc are functioning here.

Post Office in Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi Post office is a sub post office, which comes under Kapurthala postal division, Chandigarh Postal Region and Punjab Postal Circle.

Pin Code: 144626
Phone number: 01828 222029

Aadhar Card Centers in Sultanpur Lodhi

Aadhar Kendra
Address: Csc Centre, Permanent Vpo Talwandi Chaudhrian,
Sulanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 9914403060

Suwidha Centre
Address: Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala, Punjab, 144626
Phone number: 9878852906

Transport in Sultanpur Lodhi

Sultanpur Lodhi is well connected to all other major cities of the state. Those, who come from faraway places, mainly depend on airway to reach this city. Raja Sansi Airport at Amritsar in Punjab is the nearest airport to Sultanpur Lodhi and it is located 55 km away from the city. Ludhiana airport situated at a distance of 76 km is also a major airport near to the town. Sultanpur Lodhi railway station in Punjab belongs to Northern Railway, Firozpur Cant. The important trains that run through this station are Firozpur-Jalandhar DMU, Jalandhar Firozpur Passenger, JammuTawi-Ahmedabad Express and Bhatinda Jammu Tawi Express. Other major nearest railway stations to Sultanpur Lodhi are Lohian Khas Jn railway station at a distance of 5 km, Dudwindi railway station at a distance of 8 km and Gidarpindi railway station at a distance of 10 km.You can also choose bus services to reach Sultanpur Lodhi from other nearest cities of the state. The government owned and private buses provide many services on regular basis from various cities to Sultanpur Lodhi. Beas, which is 35 km away and Tarn Taran, which is 37 km away from Sultanpur Lodhi are the nearest bus stands.

If you every plan to visit Punjab, please try to spend a few days in the most beautiful and historical city, Sultanpur Lodhi. It is sure that the numerous historical monuments and pilgrim spots like Gurudwaras gives you a clear picture of the beauty and glory of Sikh culture, which will remain in your mind fresh forever.

Sultanpur Lodhi at a glance

Country: India
State: Punjab
District: Kapurthala
Pin Code: 144626
Telephone Code: 01828
Language: Punjabi
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN: 144626
Vehicle registration: PB-41

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