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ਡਿਪਟੀ ਕਮਿਸ਼ਨਰ, ਲੁਧਿਆਣਾ
Deputy Commissioner Ludhiana Smt. Surabhi Malik, IAS

Covid Vaccination Program

Covid Vaccination Program in district Ludhiana

Covid-19 Bed Status

District Administration Ludhiana is monitoring the availability of hospital beds 24*7 for any emergency. Urges residents not to panic and follow home isolation guidelines. Residents must report promptly to ambulance and hospital facilities if there is deterioration of symptoms.

 

ABOUT DISTRICT

Ludhiana city was founded in the time of Lodhi dynasty which ruled in Delhi from 1451-1526 A.D. The legend goes that two Lodhi Chief Yusaf Khan and Nihand Khan were deputed by Sikandar Lodhi (1489-1517 A.D.) to restore order in this region. They camped at the site of present city of Ludhiana which was then a village called Mir Hota. Yusaf Khan went across the river Sutlej in Jalandhar Doab to check Khokhars who were plundering the Doab and made a settlement at Sultanpur while Nihand Khan stayed back and founded the present city at the site of village Mir Hota. The new town was originally known as Lodhi-ana, which means the town of Lodi’s. The name later changed to the present name Ludhiana.

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DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

  • Area: 3767 Sq. Km.
  • Population: 34,98,739
  • Language: Punjabi
  • Villages: 916
  • Male: 18,67,816
  • Female: 16,30,923