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Thalla

Thalla is a village near Nagar, Tehsil Phillaur, Jalandhar district, in Punjab, India.[1]

Maha Singh Lidhar fort
Water Tank
Fort of Maha Singh Lidhar
Thalla School
Baba Balak Nath Mandir

Demographics

According to the 2001 Census,[2] Thalla has a population of 2,279 people. The village has 352 acres (1.42 km2).[3] Neighbouring villages include Bansia Dhak, Bhar Singh Pur, Khanpur, Pall Kadim, Rasulpur, Nagar, Katpalon, Ashahoor and Kadiana.

History

It is said that the village is named after Maha Singh of Thal desert who lived during Maharaja Ranjit Singh's rule, thus making the village at least 200 years old. Maha Singh's descendants live in the village and are known as Jagirdars. The village is famous for the Shaheed Mohinder Singh Tiger BSF Annual Memorial Tournament which takes place in December.

References

  1. ^ "Thalla". wikimapia.org. 
  2. ^ "Maavooru.net". OurVillageIndia. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Punjab". punjab.gov.in. 
Thalla
village
Punjab
Thalla
Thalla
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Punjab
District Jalandhar
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration PB-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Phillaur


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