State Punjab at a Glance

Important Facts about Punjab

State

Punjab
State Map
Capital Chandigarh
Date of Formation 1 November 1966
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Amarinder Singh (INC)

List of Chief Ministers of Punjab

First Chief Minister – Shri Gopi Chand Bhargava

Present Governor Present Governor – V P Singh Badnore

List of Governors of Punjab

First Governor – Sir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi

Seat of High Court Punjab and Haryana High Court (Chandigarh)

List of Chief Justice of Punjab High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 7

1. Bajwa, Shri Partap Singh.
2. Bhunder, Sardar Balwinder Singh.
3. Dhindsa, Sardar Sukhdev Singh.
4. Dullo, Shri Shamsher Singh.
5. Gujral, Shri Naresh.
6. Malik, Shri Shwait.
7. Soni, Smt. Ambika.

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 13

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Amritsar Present MP Shri. Gurjit Singh Aujla
2. Anandpur Sahib Present MP Shri. Manish Tewari
3. Bathinda Present MP Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
4. Faridkot Present MP Shri. Mohammad Sadique
5. Fatehgarh Sahib Present MP Shri. Amar Singh
6. Firozpur Present MP Shri. Sukhbir Singh Badal
7. Gurdaspur Present MP Shri. Sunny Deol
8. Hoshiarpur Present MP Shri. Som Parkash
9. Jalandhar Present MP Shri. Santokh Singh Chaudhary
10. Khadoor Sahib Present MP Shri. Jasbir Singh Gill
11. Ludhiana Present MP Shri. Ravneet Singh Bittu
12. Patiala Present MP Dr. Preneet Kaur
13. Sangrur Present MP Shri. Bhagwant Mann

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 117

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Sujanpur Present MLA Shri. Dinesh Singh
2. Bhoa Present MLA Shri. Joginder Pal
3. Pathankot Present MLA Shri. Amit
4. Gurdaspur Present MLA Shri. Barindermeet Singh Pahra
5. Dina Nagar Present MLA Smt. Aruna Chaudhary
6. Qadian Present MLA Shri. Fatehjang Singh Bajwa
7. Batala Present MLA Shri. Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal
8. Sri Hargobindpur Present MLA Shri. Balwinder Singh
9. Fatehgarh Churian Present MLA Shri. Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa
10. Dera Baba Nanak Present MLA Shri. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa
11. Ajnala Present MLA Shri. Harpartap Singh
12. Raja Sansi Present MLA Shri. Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria
13. Majitha Present MLA Shri. Bikram Singh Majithia
14. Jandiala Present MLA Shri. Sukhwinder Singh Danny Bandala
15. Amritsar North Present MLA Shri. Sunil Dutti
16. Amritsar West Present MLA Shri. Raj Kumar Verka
17. Amritsar Central Present MLA Shri. Om Parkash Soni
18. Amritsar East Present MLA Shri. Navjot Singh Sidhu
19. Amritsar South Present MLA Shri. Inderbir Singh Bolaria
20. Attari Present MLA Shri. Tarsem Singh D.C.
21. Tarn Taran Present MLA Dr. Dharambir Agnihotri
22. Khem Karan Present MLA Shri. Sukhpal Singh Bhullar
23. Patti Present MLA Shri. Harminder Singh Gill
24. Khadoor Sahib Present MLA Shri. Santokh Singh
25. Baba Bakala Present MLA Shri. Sukhpal Singh Khaira
26. Bholath Present MLA Shri. Rana Gurjit Singh
27. Kapurthala Present MLA Shri. Navtej Singh Cheema
28. Sultanpur Lodhi Present MLA Shri. Som Parkash
29. Phagwara Present MLA Shri. Baldev Singh Khaira
30. Phillaur Present MLA Shri. Gurpratap Singh Wadala
31. Nakodar Present MLA Shri. Hardev Singh Ladi
32. Shahkot Present MLA Chaudhary Surinder Singh
33. Kartarpur Present MLA Shri. Sushil Kumar Rinku
34. Jalandhar West Present MLA Shri. Rajinder Beri
35. Jalandhar Central Present MLA Shri. Avtar Singh Junior
36. Jalandhar North Present MLA Shri. Pargat Singh Powar
37. Jalandhar Cantt Present MLA Shri. Pawan Kumar Tinu
38. Adampur Present MLA Shri. Rajnish Kumar Babbi
39. Mukerian Present MLA Shri. Arun Dogra
40. Dasuya Present MLA Shri. Sangat Singh Gilzian
41. Urmar Present MLA Shri. Pawan Kumar Adia
42. Sham Chaurasi Present MLA Shri. Sunder Sham Arora
43. Hoshiarpur Present MLA Dr. Raj Kumar
44. Chabbewal Present MLA Shri. Jai Krishan
45. Garhshankar Present MLA Shri. Sukhwinder Kumar
46. Banga Present MLA Shri. Angad Singh
47. Nawanshahr Present MLA Shri. Darshan Lal
48. Balachaur Present MLA Shri. Kanwar Pal Singh
49. Anandpur Sahib Present MLA Shri. Amarjit Singh Sandoa
50. Rupnagar Present MLA Shri. Charanjit Singh Channi
51. Chamkaur Sahib Present MLA Shri. Kanwar Sandhu
52. Kharar Present MLA Shri. Balbir Singh Sidhu
53. S.A.S.Nagar Present MLA Shri. Gurpreet Singh
54. Bassi Pathana Present MLA Shri. Kuljit Singh Nagra
55. Fatehgarh Sahib Present MLA Shri. Randeep Singh
56. Amloh Present MLA Shri. Gurkirat Singh Kotli
57. Khanna Present MLA Shri. Amrik Singh Dhillon
58. Samrala Present MLA Shri. Sharanjit Singh Dhillon
59. Sahnewal Present MLA Shri. Sanjeev Talwar
60. Ludhiana East Present MLA Shri. Balvinder Singh Bains
61. Ludhiana South Present MLA Shri. Simarjeet Singh Bains
62. Atam Nagar Present MLA Shri. Surinder Kumar Dawar
63. Ludhiana Central Present MLA Shri. Bharat Bhushan (Ashu)
64. Ludhiana West Present MLA Shri. Rakesh Pandey
65. Ludhiana North Present MLA Shri. Kuldeep Singh Vaid(Bulara)
66. Gill Present MLA Shri. Lakhvir Singh Lakha
67. Payal Present MLA Shri. Harvinder Singh Phoolka
68. Dakha Present MLA Shri. Jagtar Singh Jagga Hissowal
69. Raikot Present MLA Smt. Saravjit Kaur Manuke
70. Jagraon Present MLA Shri. Manjit Singh
71. Nihal Singhwala Present MLA Shri. Darshan Singh Brar
72. Bhagha Purana Present MLA Shri. Harjot Kamal Singh
73. Moga Present MLA Shri. Sukhjit Singh
74. Dharamkot Present MLA Shri. Kulbir Singh
75. Zira Present MLA Shri. Parminder Singh Pinki
76. Firozpur City Present MLA Smt. Satkar Kaur
77. Firozpur Rural Present MLA Shri. Gurmeet Singh Sodhi
78. Guru Har Sahai Present MLA Shri. Sukhbir Singh Badal
79. Jalalabad Present MLA Shri. Davinder Singh Ghubaya
80. Fazilka Present MLA Shri. Arun Narang
81. Abohar Present MLA Shri. Nathu Ram
82. Balluana Present MLA Shri. Parkash Singh
83. Lambi Present MLA Shri. Amrinder Singh @ Raja Warring
84. Gidderbaha Present MLA Shri. Ajaib Singh Bhatti
85. Malout Present MLA Shri. Kanwarjit Singh
86. Muktsar Present MLA Shri. Kusaldeep Singh Kiki Dhillon
87. Faridkot Present MLA Shri. Kultar Singh Sandhwan
88. Kotkapura Present MLA Shri. Baldev Singh
89. Jaitu Present MLA Shri. Gurpreet Singh Kangar
90. Rampura Phul Present MLA Shri. Pritam Singh Kotbhai
91. Bhucho Mandi Present MLA Shri. Manpreet Singh Badal
92. Bathinda Urban Present MLA Smt. Rupinder Kaur Ruby
93. Bathinda Rural Present MLA Prof. Baljinder Kaur
94. Talwandi Sabo Present MLA Shri. Jagdev Singh
95. Maur Present MLA Shri. Nazar Singh Manshahia
96. Mansa Present MLA Shri. Dilraj Singh
97. Sardulgarh Present MLA Shri. Budh Ram
98. Budhlada Present MLA Shri. Parminder Singh Dhindsa
99. Lehra Present MLA Shri. Harpal Singh Cheema
100. Dirba Present MLA Shri. Aman Arora
101. Sunam Present MLA Shri. Pirmal Singh Dhaula
102. Bhadaur Present MLA Shri. Gurmeet Singh Meet Haher
103. Barnala Present MLA Shri. Kulwant Singh Pandori
104. Mehal Kalan Present MLA Smt. Razia Sultana
105. Malerkotla Present MLA Shri. Surjit Singh Dhiman
106. Amargarh Present MLA Shri. Dalvir Singh Goldy
107. Dhuri Present MLA Shri. Vijay Inder Singla
108. Sangrur Present MLA Shri. Sadhu Singh
109. Nabha Present MLA Shri. Brahm Mohindra
110. Patiala Rural Present MLA Shri. Hardial Singh Kamboj
111. Rajpura Present MLA Shri. Narinder Kumar Sharma
112. Dera Bassi Present MLA Shri. Thekedar Madan Lal Jalalpur
113. Ghanaur Present MLA Shri. Harinder Pal Singh Chandumajra
114. Sanour Present MLA Shri. Amarinder Singh
115. Patiala Present MLA Shri. Rajinder Singh
116. Samana Present MLA Shri. Nirmal Singh
117. Shutrana Present MLA Shri. Ramanjeet Singh Sahota Sikki

Number of District 22

Name of the Districts

Amritsar
Barnala
Bathinda
Faridkot
Fazilka
Ferozepur
Gurdaspur
Hoshiarpur
Jalandhar
Kapurthala
Ludhiana
Mansa
Moga
Muktsar
Nawanshahr (Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar)
Pathankot
Patiala
Rupnagar
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali)
Sangrur
Tarn Taran

Area 50,362 Km2
Rank of state by Area 20th
Population(2011) 27,704,236
Literacy rate 75.84%
Types Of Religion Sikhism (57.69%), Hinduism (38.49%), Islam (1.93%), Christianity (1.29%), Jainism (0.17%), Buddhism (0.12%), Other or not religious (0.32%)
Neighbouring States Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan
Neighbouring Countries Pakistan
Main Language Punjabi
Other Languages Hindi, English
Biggest River Sutlej River
Number of River 05
Number Lake 03 (Harike Wetland, Kanjli Wetland, Ropar Wetland)
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains – –
Agricultural land 4.23 m hact
Forest Land [Km2] 1,764 Km2
Latitude 31.1471° N
Longitude 75.3412° E
City & Town Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala, Bathinda, Hoshiarpur, Mohali, Batala, Pathankot, Moga, Firozpur
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Air
AirPorts 06 (Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Bathinda Airport, Sahnewal Airport, Chandigarh International Airport, Pathankot Airport, Patiala Airport)
International Airports Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Chandigarh International Airport
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 2769.15 Km
Railway Length 2269.27 Km
Major Tourist Places Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple (Amritsar), Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar), The Rock Garden (Chandigarh), The Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, The Doraha Fort, Wagah Border ceremony, Qila Mubarak, Harike wetland and bird sanctuary, The Kila Raipur Sports Festival, Garden of silence, Sukhna Lake, Virasat-e-Khalsa,
Legislative Assembly Name Vidhan Bhavan
Emblem
State Dance Bhangra
State Anthem  – –
Cuisine There are many regional dishes that are famous in some regions only. Many dishes are exclusive to Punjab, including sarson da saag, Tandoori chicken, Shami kebab, makki di roti
State Animal Blackbuck
State Bird Northern goshawk (Baaz)
State Flower Lilium candidum
State Fruit – –
State tree Indian rosewood
Sport Kabaddi
Number of National Park – –
Movie Industry Name Pollywood
Festivals Holi, Lohri, Maghi, Basant Festival, Vaisakhi, Teeyan, Diwali, Makar Sankrati, Martyrdom of Guru Arjan, Guru Nanak Gurpurab, Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur
Website punjab.gov.in

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