History of Ludhiana
Ludhiana is a municipal corporation and city in Ludhiana district of Punjab. It is the largest city of Punjab, located 100 km from the western part of Chandigarh. The city covers an area of 310 square km. Situated on the old bank of the Sutlej River, 13 km south of its present course; Ludhiana is a major commercial and industrial centre of northern India. Originally known as Lodi-Ana, meaning Lodi's Place, Ludhiana was formed during the Lodi Dynasty. Lodi chiefs, Yusaf Khan and Nihang Khan, fixed the present site of Ludhiana that was a village called Mir Hota. Nihang Khan...