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Faridkot District

Faridkot District of Punjab is named after Sufi Saint Hazrat Baba Farid who paid a visit to the place in the late 12th or early 13th century. It is surrounded by Ferozepur District in the north-west, Muktsar in the south-west, Bathinda in the south, and Moga in the east. Faridkot has an area of about 1,472 sq km.

The Faridkot Fort and the dera of Baba Farid are the main places of historical importance. The former secretariat building now houses the district courts, Guest House, Clock Tower, Darbar Ganj complex and a stadium. 'Jaitu Ka Morcha', a well-known event of the freedom struggle, is at a distance of 30 km from the district headquarters - Faridkot.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Faridkot

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