Mansa, the seat of administration of Mansa District
, is a small town situated on the
- Sirsa Road, in Punjab
. It is situated 113 km to the south of Ludhiana
Mansa, being situated in the cotton belt of Punjab, is dubbed as the ‘area of white gold’. Cotton ginning is the major industry of the town. It is also a major center for agricultural trade in the district.
Places of tourist interest include the Samadhi of Bhai Gurdas, where a large fair is held every year in March-April and Gurdwara Patshahi Nauvin, situated 13 km to the north of Mansa town.
Nearest airport is at Ludhiana. Mansa is a major station on the Bathinda-Jind-Delhi section of the
North Western Railways and hence has regular trains to Ludhiana, Faridkot, Bathinda and
Fatehabad. By road, Mansa is linked with Sangrur, Bathinda, Amritsar and Muktsar.