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Punjab Holidays

Punjab literally meaning the ‘land of five waters’, derives its name from the five rivers namely Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum, flowing in this north-western state of India. Punjab is the bread basket of India, thanks to its prosperous agriculture and wheat production. Home to the holiest shrine for the Sikhs, ‘Harmandir Sahib’ or ‘The Golden Temple’ as it is very famously known; the border between India and Pakistan, the ‘Wagah Border’ hosting the spectacular and awe-inspiring ‘lowering of the flags’ ceremony; The Jallianwala Baug which has been a witness to one of the darkest episodes in the history of the Indian Independence Struggle; The planned city of Chandigarh, mouth-watering cuisine, lush green country side, very warm and friendly people…. Punjab is just another reason to celebrate life!