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Sanghol




Sanghol is a town located in Ludhiana District of Punjab. It is about 40 km from Chandigarh on the way to Ludhiana. This place holds a special position on the archeological atlas of India. Excavations had revealed a Buddhist stupa, and several coins and seats related to nomadic rulers.

Situated on the top of a mound, Sanghol is spread over an area of 200 km. It is famed for the Sanghol Museum. A large of number of relics dating from the late Harappan civilization (1720 BC 1300 BC) to 6th century AD is found here.

Ucha Pind Sanghol is a major draw. Sanghol can be approached easily by road from Chandigarh and Ludhiana. The nearest railhead is Khanna Railway Station situated on the Ludhiana-Rajpura line of the Northern Railways.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ludhiana

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