What is Malerkotla famous for?

Malerkotla is famous for its vegetables and badge-making industry, besides its poets and monuments.

What is the history of Malerkotla?

The State of Malerkotla was established in 1657 by Bayazid Khan. After saving the life of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in a tiger attack, Bayazid Khan was granted the privilege to build a fort, which he named Malerkotla and eventually gave its name to the state.

Who is the founder of Malerkotla?

saint Sheikh Sadrauddin Sadar-i-Jahan
Historically, Malerkotla owes its foundations in the 15th century to Sufi saint Sheikh Sadrauddin Sadar-i-Jahan, also known as Haider Sheikh.

Why Malerkotla is a district?

Malerkotla district is a newly formed district in Punjab state of India.It was formed after the bifurcation of Sangrur district of Punjab state.

Who is MLA from Malerkotla?

Malerkotla Assembly constituency

Current MLA Mohammad Jamil Ur Rehman
Party Aam Aadmi Party
Elected year 2022

Which country has the largest Sikh population?

India is the nation which has the largest percentage of Sikhs as a proportion of the total population, at 1.7% as per as 2011 census.

How many villages are there in Malerkotla?

With this, Malerkotla district will now have three subdivisions – Malerkotla, Ahmedgarh and Amargarh. As many as 192 villages, 62 patwar circles and 6 Kanungo circles will be included in Malerkotla district.

Is Malerkotla the smallest district of Punjab?

Largest & Smallest District in Punjab by Area Pathankot District is the smallest district in Punjab with a total area of 929 kmĀ². After creation of Malerkotla district from Sangrur in May 2021, Malerkotla with an approx area 837 km2 may become smallest district by area.