History Of Tarn Taran Sahib


Tarn Taran Table Data
Description 2011 2001
Population 11.20 Lakhs 9.39 Lakhs
Actual Population 1,119,627 939,057
Male 589,369 497,768
Female 530,258 441,289
19 more rows

What is Tarn Taran famous for?

It has the distinction of having the largest Sarovar(water pond) of all the Gurudwaras. It is the only Gurudwara which is the replica of Shri Harminder Sahib, Amritsar. Also it is famous for the monthly gathering of pilgrims on the day of amavasya(no moon light).

What is the old name of Tarn Taran?

The name Tarn Taran, since appropriated by the town itself, originally belonged to the sarovar, so called by Guru Arjan. Literally it means, “the boat that takes one across (the ocean of existence)”. (Tarana in Sanskrit is a raft or a boat).

What happened in Tarn Taran?

A rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) was fired at a police station in Punjab’s border district of Tarn Taran, the second such attack in the state in the last seven months, with DGP Gaurav Yadav on Saturday describing it as a “strategy of the neighbouring nation to bleed India by a thousand cuts”.

Which is the biggest Sarovar in India?

Awsome – Tarn Taran Sahib.

Who founded Tarn Taran Sahib?

fifth sikh Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev ji
Steeped in antiquity, Tarn Taran dates back to the times of the fifth sikh Guru Shri Guru Arjan Dev ji (1563-1606). He laid the foundation of this city in 1596 and the milestone was laid for the welfare of people with the establishment of Shri Tarn Taran Sahib Temple.

What do you know about Tarn Taran Sahib?

Gurdwara Sri Tarn Taran Sahib is a gurdwara established by the fifth guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the city of Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjab, India. The site has the distinction of having the largest sarovar (water pond) of all the gurdwaras.

Who is the best school in Tarn Taran?

Schools Tarn Taran
Heritage Global School. 4.3. .
V. shivjyotiboardingschool.com. 3.8. .
C. Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School. 4.1. .
Cambridge International School. 4.5. 93 Ratings. .
St Francis School. 4.1. 73 Ratings. .
St Francis School. 4.1. 73 Ratings. .
KD International School. 4.2. 52 Ratings. .
Maharaj Ranjit Singh Public School. 4.2. 37 Ratings.

Who is Deo of Tarn Taran?

Name Designation
S. Satnam singh District education officer(Secondary)
Sh. Sushil kumar District education officer(elementary)

How big is Tarn Taran?

6 km²
Tarn Taran Sahib / Area


Majha is a region of the state of Punjab, in India. It is an area between the rivers Ravi and Beas which consists of the 3 districts of Gurdaspur, Amritsar, and Tarn Taran.


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