(Last Updated on : 25-01-2017)
Districts of Central part of Punjab
include the districts like Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district
, Ludhiana district
, and Moga district
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar District
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district, which was formerly known as Nawanshahr district, is one of the districts in Doaba region of the state of Punjab. It consists of three Sub -Divisions Nawanshahr, Banga and Balachaur. There are three legislative seats in the district, Nawanshahr, Balachaur and Banga. They fall under the Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha Constituency. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district was carved out of Hoshiarpur District
and Jalandhar district
of Punjab on 7th November 1995, as the sixteenth district of Punjab State named from the headquarters town of Nawanshahr. Nawanshahr was founded by the migrants from Rahon near the Sutlej river
as Rahon was in danger of being flooded. They named it Nawanshahar, which mean "New City". Nawanshahr has been the stronghold of the Ghorewaha Rajputs allied to the Mughal Emperor Akbar
via kinship ties in medieval era.
Ludhiana district is one of the 22 districts in the state of Punjab. Ludhiana city, which is district headquarters. It is the hub of industry in Punjab. The main industries are bicycle parts and hosiery. Ludhiana is the biggest city of the state. It has eight tehsils, seven sub-tehsils and twelve development blocks.
Moga district is one of the twenty-two districts in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. It became the 17th district of Punjab State on 24th November 1995 cut from Faridkot district
. It is also known as NRI district. Most Punjabi Non-resident Indians belong to rural areas of Moga District, who immigrated to the United States, the UK and Canada in the last 30 to 40 years. About 40-45 percent of the population of NRIs from Canada, the US and the UK belong to Moga district. Moga District is among the largest producers of wheat and rice in Punjab, India. The people from Moga District belong to the Malwa culture. Swami Vedantanand Park, Chokha Complex, Prime Farms, Maghi Resorts, Gold Coast Club House, Geeta Bhawan, Jawaharlal Nehru Park, Ozone County, Nature's Park and Windsor Garden are the popular places of attraction in Moga District.