Jangpur is a village of Ludhiana District in Punjab, India. It has a population of around 2,738 [1] people, most of whom are engaged in agricultural work. The village is located approximately eighteen kilometres southwest of Ludhiana, and two kilometres from Grand Trunk Road. [2]


Jangpur comes under the Dakha Legislative constituency and Ludhiana Lok Sabha constituency. The villlage belongs to Ludhiana West tehsil or sub district, whereas Mullanpur-Dakha is the sub-tehsil for the village, and the bloc is Sudhar.

Religious places, festivities and sports

Jangpur proudly contains a range of worship spaces. For instance it has Sikh Gurdwaras, Hindu Mandirs and Mata Rani, Sufi Khaneh-gah (literally — 'house of the present time'), and unaffiliated (non-orthodoxic) Asthaan Baabe Shaheedan (literally — 'place of the martyr elders').

It holds a ton of religious and non-religious events and the youngsters show a great passion for sports especially Football (Soccer). To have a look at some photographs of these events, kindly see the Gallery page.

Yearly Fair

Jangpur organise an annual fair at the Khaneh-gah in remembrance of the Peer [saint for Sufi] Baba Buddhe Shah Ji and his devotee Bibi Kaushalya. The fair is a four day event and hosts rides such as pendulum and giant wheel, and also has sweet shops and toy shops.

Nagar kirtans

Jangpur holds two Nagar Kirtans or Khalsa day parades as they are known in the west. Gurdwara Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib organises one on the Martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, whereas the second Gurdwara takes on the one on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Football and Kabaddi tournament

The village also holds an annual Football and Kabaddi tournament. Lucrative six figure cash prizes are given to the winners.

Other functions

The villagers also do yearly Akhand Paaths at the Asthaan Babe Shaheedan and Khaneh-gah. Sometimes eye check-up camps are organized. Village ladies also started to celebrate Teeiyan recently.


Football Club

The village has its football club called Jangpur Football Club (JFC). The club has secured many trophies in various tournaments. See Gallery to look at the photos of JFC winnings.

Haryali Club

Youngsters recently started a Haryali (greenery) group. The group was started on the auspicious occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji— the founder of Sikh faith... See more

Nearby villages and townships

In its immediate vicinity, Jangpur has the township of Mullanpur, and Dakha village to its north. Mohie village is in the south, Rurka in south-east, and Bhanohad to its north-east. Finally, it has Raqba in the south-west, and Mandiani to the west.

Some other notable villages in fair close vicinity

  • Bhundri

  • Chaminda

  • Sidhwan Bet

  • Gujjarwal

  • Swaddi

  • Phallehwal

  • Talwandi Kalan

  • Chhapar

  • Mor Karima

  • Ballowal

  • Pandori

  • Jodhan

  • Dhatt

  • Choker

  • Shekhupura

  • Pamal

  • Chaukiman

  • Hassanpur

  • Gureh

  • Baddowal

  • Chhajawal

  • Khanjarwal

  • Kular

  • Baraich

  • Jassowal

  • Kailpur

  • Sudhar

  • Gahour

  • Halwara

  • Dewatwal

  • Toose

  • Birmi

  • Sarabha

  • Basaimi

  • Boparai Kalan

  • Issewal

  • Jangpur

  • Bhattian

  • Sahouli

  • Changhan

  • Khandoor

  • Chakk Kalan

  • Dhaipai

  • Bassian


[1] Villages & Towns in Ludhiana West Tehsil of Ludhiana, Punjab [Internet]. Census2011.co.in. 2020 [cited 2 May 2020]. Available from: https://www.census2011.co.in/data/subdistrict/228-ludhiana-west-ludhiana-punjab.html

[2] Jangpur [Internet]. en.wikipedia.org. [cited 1 May 2020]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jangpur