ABOUT DISTRICT

The town of Rupnagar is of considerable antiquity. The town is said to have been founded by a Raja called Rokeshar who ruled in the 11th century and named Rupnagar after his son Rup Sen . The recent excavations carried out at Rupnagar have proved that this town was the seat of well developed Indus Valley Civilization .     View More

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

  • Area: 2,056 sq km
  • Population : 6,84,627
  • Language: Punjabi
  • Villages: 606
  • Male: 3,57,485
  • Female: 3,27,142
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Deputy Commissioner
Deputy Commissioner Sh. Sumeet Jarangal IAS