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Punjab GK
July 8, 2016 by
We have compiled some simple questions related to Punjab GK. This information will be useful for anyone having an interest in Punjab. If you want to know about Punjab or you are someone having an interest in history, politics or current affairs of Punjab,
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Independence and its aftermath
October 1, 2015 by
In 1947 the Punjab Province of British India was partitioned along religious lines into West Punjab and East Punjab. Huge numbers of people were displaced, and there was much intercommunal violence. Following independence, several small Punjabi princely s
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Punjab Province (British India)
October 1, 2015 by
The Cis-Sutlej states, including Kaithal, Patiala, Jind, Thanesar, Maler Kotla, and Faridkot, were under the suzerainty of the Scindhia dynasty of the Maratha Empire, following the Second Anglo-Maratha War of 1803-1805, when Marathas lost this territory t
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The Sikh Empire
October 1, 2015 by
The Sikh Empire (1801–1849) was formed on the foundations of the Punjabi Army by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The empire extended from the Khyber Pass in the west, to Kashmir in the north, to Sindh in the south, and Tibet in the east
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Ancient history
October 1, 2015 by
During the period when the epic Mahabharata was written around 800–400 BCE, Punjab was known as Trigarta and ruled by Katoch kings.[12][13] The Indus Valley Civilization spanned much of the Punjab region with cities such as Harappa (modern-day Punja
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Punjabi cuisine
September 26, 2015 by
Punjabi cuisine has an immense range of dishes and has become world-leader in the field; so much so that many entrepreneurs that have invested in the sector have built large personal fortunes due to popularity of Punjabi Cuisine throughout the world.[cita
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Modern Era
September 26, 2015 by
Due to the large number of Punjabi People distributed throughout the world, especially Pakistan and India, many people are increasingly experiencing the culture and becoming influenced by it. Traditional Punjabi culture is being strengthened and expanded
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Folk dances of Punjab
September 17, 2015 by
unjabi dances are an array of folk and religious dances of the Punjabi people indigenous to the Punjab region, straddling the border of India and Pakistan. The style of Punjabi dances ranges from very high energy to slow and reserved, and there are specif
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Punjabi Festivals
September 16, 2015 by
Punjabis celebrate cultural, seasonal and religious festivals, which include Maghi, Mela Chiraghan, Lohri, Holi, Vaisakhi, Teeyan, Diwali, Dussehra, and Guru Nanak Jayanti .
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Punjabi dress
September 16, 2015 by
The traditional dress for Punjabi men is the Punjabi Kurta and Tehmat which is being replaced by the kurta and pajama, especially the popular Muktsari style in India. The traditional dress for women is the Punjabi Salwar Suit which replaced the traditiona
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