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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Jalandhar pronunciation is an ancient city in Jalandhar District in the state of Punjab, India. It was the capital of Trigarttas people living in the land between three rivers Ravi, Beas and Sutlej in the times of Mahabharata war. It has an urban population of almost a million, and another million live in the rural areas outside the city.
 
The city is located almost 375 kilometers from Delhi, and about 90 kilometers from Amritsar. Jalandhar is named after Jaldhar, a demon king who lived in water as his name suggests. The city is well known for its production of sports equipment, leather goods and rubber goods. Many major leather manufacturers are based here, the largest being Gee Kay International who supply a variety of leather products ranging from garments to tool bags around the world.
 
Shiv Mandir the temple has an unusual architecture. Its main gate is built in the style of a mosque while the rest of the building is in Hindu style. The fair of Baba Sodal is associated with Sodal, a small boy who came to be respected as a baby-God. The fair is held to commemorate his death anniversary at his smadh. The fair is held once a year in the month of Bhadon which roughly corresponds to mid-September.

Jalandhar experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in India.

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