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Santokhgarh

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Country  India
State  Himachal Pradesh

Language spoken  Hindi
District  Una
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Santokhgarh is a town and a nagar panchayat in Una district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated in the PUNJAB region of Indian Subcontinent.

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Geography

Santokhgarh is located at 31.37°N 76.32°E / 31.37; 76.32. It has an average elevation of 322 metres (1,056 ft).

People

Local languages are Punjabi and Hindi. The predominant language though spoken is Punjabi. People typically wear kurta pyjamas, pants, shirts, and trousers amongst youngster males and shalwar kameez for women. The population is mix of Hindus and Sikhs, with Sikhs in the minority.

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Santokhgarh had a population of 8,308. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Santokhgarh has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 62%. In Santokhgarh, 13% of the population is under six years of age.

Hospitals

Santokhgarh has a famous [dental hospital] name [Dr.Aman's Dental Hospital]or[32PEARLS Implant & Orthodontic Dental Hospital.run by[Dr.Aman Prashar. Dental Surgeon]at MDR 39 Tahliwal-Nangal Road Santokhgarh dist Una Himachal Pradesh 174301 One veterinary hospital govt. And 3 general hospitals[kaushal nursing home]at Virbhadra Chowk.[mangat ram hospital] and a [primary health centre|Renowned L H C & HIS NURSING HOME is also situated in this distt. at sanokhgarh town near GSSS (BOYS) at nangal road.

Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Rakesh Kaushal MCh working at DMC Ludhiana also belongs to Santokhgarh.

Temples

Santokhgarh has Shri Baba Nanga Temple. Shri Baba Nanga temple is very famous and Baba Nanga Dramatic Club Ram Leela ( based on Ramayana) is also very famous in area. In Ramleela Mata ki Jankhi on Ashtami is very famous and believe is people's wishes come true whatever they wish during the Jankhi.

Santokhgarh has Temple of Vishvakarman. Vishvakarman temple is very famous and around Diwali more than 50,000 people pay tribute to Load Vishvakarman on Vishvakarman-day in Santokhgarh.

Santokhgarh has temple of Shri Guru Ravidass Mandir is very famous.

Gurudwara sahib

Santokhgarh has two Gurudwara sahib , one is Gurudwara Singh Sabha Santokhgarh is very famous and popular .It is situated in main bajar. and another one is Gurudwara Shahida Singha Da , it is also famous. it situated near new bus stand. Both Gurudwara sahib & peoples of santokhgarh celebrate gurupurv's .

References

Santokhgarh Wikipedia


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