The District of Taran Taran is situated in Punjab State of Northwestern India. It is 5059 Sq. Km in area. It is surrounded by District Amritsar in the North, District Kapurthala in the East, District Ferozepur in the South and Pakistan in the West. The City of Taran Taran which is located at a distance of 25 Km South of Amritsar City is the headquarter of this District.
This District was formed in 2006 during celebrations marking the martyrdom Day of Fifth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji , when a declaration to this effect was made by Captain Amarinder Singh, the Ex-Chief Minister of Punjab. Taran Taran is an important centre of Sikh pilgrimage. The Taran Taran City was founded by Guru Arjun Dev Ji in 1596 when he converted a Pond into a big Tank. Further development occured in 1768 when Sardar Budh Singh and Sardar Jassa Singh Ramgarhia constructed a Gurdwara on the side of the tank. Maharaja Ranjit Singh completed the Sarovar and offered gold to have exterior of the Gurdwara covered. Later on around this Gurdwara a City was constructed.
This District has been divided into 3 Tehsils -Tehsils – Taran Taran , Khadoor Sahib , Patti
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Gurudwara Sri Janam Asthaan Bhai Bidhi Chand ji is situated in the ...