Balachaur

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Balachaur on Map of Nawanshahr district

Balachaur is a city and tahsil in Nawanshahr district in Punjab, India.

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Villages in Balachaur Tahsil

Mehmudpur Gadrian, Adowana, Aima, Aima, Akliana, Alowal, Arazi Darya Bramad Tajowal, Arazidarya Bramad Paragpur, Arazidarya Bramad Rail, Asron, Atari, Auladni, Auliapur, Bachhauri, Bachhwan, Bagowal, Bakapur, Balachaur (NP), Balewal, Balowal Sonkri, Bana, Banga, Begampur, Bela Tajowal, Bhaddi, Bhaipur, Bhanewal, Bhanun, Bharapur, Bharthala, Bhedian, Bholewal, Bir Sarkar Alias Kathgarh, Bir Sobhuwal, Birsarkar Alias Bela, Bulewal, Bungri, Burj Alias Chak, Buthgarh, Chahal, Chahal, Chandiani Kalan, Chandiani Khurd, Chandpur Rurki, Chankoi, Chankoya, Chhadauri, Chhuchhewal, Chuharpur, Dalelpur Urf Sarowal, Dhaktana, Dharampur, Dhaul, Dial, Dobhali, Dugri, Fatehgarh Alias Sudha Majra, Fatehpur, Gahun, Garhi Kanungoan, Garle Dhaha, Garlon Bet, Ghamaur, Ghurka, Golu Majra, Gulpur, Hassanpur Kalan, Hassanpur Khurd, Hedon, Hyatpur, Hyatpur Rurki, Jadli, Jagatpur, Jagtewal, Jainpur, Jalalpur, Jamiatgarh, Jandi, Jatpur, Jeowal, Jhangerian, Jhungian, Jitpur, Jitpur, Jogewal, Kamalpur, Kangna, Karawar, Karimpur Chahwala, Karimpur Dhiani, Kathgarh, Katwara, Kaulgarh, Khandupur, Khanpur Kulewal, Kharaur, Khewewal, Khoja Bet, Khurdan, Kishanpur, Kohar, Kolar, Kukar Suha, Kulpur, Lalpur, Lohat, Lohgarh, Mahitpur, Mahmudpur, Majari, Majari, Majhot, Majra, Majra Jattan, Makhupur, Makowal, Malewal, Malewal, Malewal Bhatian, Mandher, Mandhiani, Manewal, Mangupur, Mansewal, Mauhar, Maujowal, Mehandpur, Mehindipur, Mehndipur, Mohan Majra, Mubarakpur, Mutton, Nangal, Nangli, Nanowal, Nanowal, Nanowal, Natha Nangal, Nawanpind Taprian, Niana, Nighi, Paili, Paniali, Paragpur, Phirni Majra, Pojewal, Rail, Raipur, Rajpur, Raju Majra, Rakran Bet, Rakran Dhahan, Ramgarh, Rattewal, Roohnun, Rurki Kalan, Rurki Khurd, Rurki Mughlan, Sabhuwal, Sahdara, Sahiba, Sahungra, Saidgama, Sajawalpur, Sarangpur Panj Peda, Saroa, Shahbazpur, Siana, Simbal Majra, Singhpur, Sojowal, Surapur, Takarla, Tandon, Taprian Khurdan, Taprian Ranewal, Taunsa, Tej Palana, Thanwala, Thathiala, Thathiala, Thopia, Torowal, Tundewal, Udhanwal, Utal Majra,

History

Balachaur is the Birth place of Choudhary Rahmat Ali (founder of word Pakistan) and was barrister at law in England.

In 16th century a Kachwaha Rajput named Raj Dev along with his family came here. He was related with the family of the King of Jaipur. He started meditating here and named this place after the name of his son Balraj as Balachaur. Raj dev died in 1596. People made his tomb here and worshiped him as Baba Balraj. A committee named as "Balraj Mandir Committee" was created in 1949 and its President was Zaildar Balwant Singh. Present President is Rana Purshotam Singh.

In 1539 Sher-Shah-Suri before attacking Himayun took the blessing of Raj Dev.

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