Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

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Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district[1] is one of the 22 districts of Punjab, India. It was formed in April 2006.[2][3] This is the 18th district of Punjab. This was created next to Pathankot district. It was officially named after Sahibzada Ajit Singh as SAS Nagar ("The City of Sahibzada Ajit Singh"). Sahibzada Ajit Singh was the eldest son of Guru Gobind Singh.

Demographics[change | change source]

According to the 2011 census, SAS Nagar district had a population of 986,147.[4] SAS Nagar has a sex ratio of 878 females for every 1,000 males,[4] This district has a literacy rate of 84.9%.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. It’s Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, not Ajitgarh: DC: Retrieved from The Tribune: Nov 28 2014
  2. SAS Nagar to become a district: Retrieved from The Tribune: 20060228
  3. "About NIC District Centre S.A.S. NAGAR MOHALI (MOHALI)". Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.