Who established Fazilka?

Who established Fazilka?

J.H Oliver

Fazilka Bangla
Founded by J.H Oliver
Named for Mian Fazil Watoo
• Type Democratic

When did Fazilka became district?

On 27 July 2011, the Government of Punjab created two new districts: Fazilka district by the partition of Firozpur district, and Pathankot district by the partition of Gurdaspur district.

Who is collector of Fazilka?

Mr. Himanshu Aggarwal
Who’s Who

Name Email
Mr. Himanshu Aggarwal, IAS dc[dot]fzk[at]punjab[dot]gov[dot]in

What is District Fazilka famous for?

Fazilka is on India -Pakistan border and is 11 km off the international border with Pakistan. It is situated on the rice growing and cotton rich belt of the state and is one of the major rice exporting centers in India. Before partition, the town was the biggest wool market in undivided Punjab.

Is fazilka backward area?

Fazilka – Reserve Category Certificate (Backward Area Certificate)

How many villages are there in Fazilka district?

There are 430 villages in Fazilka district.

Who is tehsildar of Fazilka?


S.No. Office PIO
1 Tehsil Office, Abohar Tehsildar [email protected] 01634-220546
2 Sub Divisional Magistrate,Abohar Mrs. Hardeep Kaur Superintendent Grade -II
3 Sub Divisional Magistrate, Fazilka Mr. Ram Rattan Superintendent Grade -II
4 Tehsil Office, Fazilka (Tehsildar) [email protected] 01638-262153

In which district is Fazilka?

Fazilka was announced as the 21st district of Punjab by Government of Punjab (India) on July 2011, before that Fazilka was included in Firozpur district. It is located in southwestern Punjab, next to the border with Pakistan, the border being to its west.

Is fazilka touch the international border?

Answer. Fazilka is the only district that does not touch the international boundary.

Which is the most backward district in Punjab?

Name of State or Union territory Backward areas
Punjab 1[The district of Bhatinda ; so much of the district of Faridkot as formed part of the district of Bhatinda on the 31st day of July, 1972 ; the districts of Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, and Sangrur.]

What is the population of Fazilka?

Fazilka (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 76 thousand is Fazilka sub district’s only municipal council located in Fazilka sub district of Firozpur district in the state Punjab in India.

How many blocks are there in Fazilka?

There are total 6 blocks in Fazilka. You can also see the tehsil list of Fazilka.

Who is deputy commissioner of Fazilka?

Mr. Himanshu Aggarwal, IAS
Deputy Commissioner

Name Address
Mr. Himanshu Aggarwal, IAS Room no. 101, A block , DC office complex, Abohar Road, Fazilka

Is Fazilka backward area?

Which is the most literate district of Punjab?

Hoshiarpur district
Further, within Punjab, district-wise data reveal wide disparity in literacy rates. Table 3 shows that Hoshiarpur district is the most literate in the state, with a literacy rate of 81.40 per cent, followed by Rupnagar (78.49%), Jalandhar (77.91%), Nawanshahr (76.86%) and Ludhiana (76.54%).

How many villages are there in fazilka?

How many villages are there in Fazilka Tehsil?

There are about 148 villages in fazilka tehsil, which you can browse from fazilka tehsil villages list (along with gram panchayat information) below.