Punjab is a state situated in the North-Western part of India. Most of the people from Punjab speak Punjabi language. The capital of Punjab is Chandigarh. It is known as the most fertile land of India.
Punjab meaning land of five rivers. The rivers like Satluj, Ravi and Beas are found in Punjab. The major cities of the state are Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Amritsar.
Sikh religion originates here in the 15th century. Sikh are in majority in Punjab. Amritsar of Punjab is where the beautiful Golden Temple is located. Jaliwanwala Bagh and Wagah border post are important sites for attracting the attention of the visitors. Chandigarh is famous for the Rock Garden.
The culture of Punjab is one of the oldest living cultures in the world. The place is known for its popular folk songs, dances, poetry, paintings, delicious cuisines, and many folk games.
Malerkotla town is famous for embroidery. The ‘Phulkari’ embroidery is found only in Punjab.
Giddha and Bhangra are famous among the Punjabi folk dances. Punjabi people are very friendly and fun-loving. They celebrate all of their festivals with great fun and spirit. Punjab is famous for festivals like Lohri, Maghi, Diwali, Teej etc.
Most importantly, a Punjabi wedding reflects the culture of Punjab because it carries lots of ceremonies, traditions and different foods. Food is actually the major part of their culture and of any kind of festivals. The popular dishes are ‘Makki di Roti’ and ‘Sarson da Saag.’
The people of Punjab have a special attitude that they carry with them their culture and tradition wherever they go.
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Question on Punjab
What is famous in Punjab?
Amritsar of Punjab is where the beautiful Golden Temple is located. Jaliwanwala Bagh and Wagah border post are important sites for attracting the attention of the visitors.
How Punjab got its name?
Punjab meaning land of five rivers. These are Satluj, Ravi, Beas, Jhelum and Chenab.
Who is Punjab CM?
The current CM of Punjab is Capt. Amarinder Singh since March 2017.
How many rivers are in Punjab?
Punj (five) + Aab (water) these five rivers are Satluj, Ravi, Beas, Jhelum and Chenab.