Fatehgarh Churian

Fatehgarh Churian

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Description:
<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Fatehgarh Churian is a city and a municipal council in Gurdaspur district in the state of Punjab, India.

Demographics

India census, Fatehgarh Churian had a population of 15,879. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Fatehgarh Churian has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 68%. In Fatehgarh Churian, 12% of the population is under six years of age.

History

Not much is known about the history of this town except that in 17th century Bandesha's Jats dominated in this area. In 18th century the kanhiya missal after looting Kasoor and other towns they setteled in Sangatpura District, Amritsar, 7&nbsp;km from Fatehgarh Churian, and after that they forcefuly took possession of entire area from Bandesha's . It is said that the son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh was married here to the daughter of this missal. Before partition ths village was a Muslim dominated area. This fact is quite evident from the number of old mosques (which now are converted into Gurudwaras).

Description

Situated on the boundary between Gurdaspur and Amritsar districts, it is the last village in Gurdaspur district although it is closer to Amritsar than Gurdaspur. It is well connected to other towns by the road network. It is surrounded by towns like Amritsar (26&nbsp;km), Batala (25&nbsp;km), Ajnala...
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