Dhuri

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Dhuri on Map of Sangrur district

Dhuri (Hindi:धुरी, Punjabi: ਧੂਰੀ) is a city and tahsil in Sangrur district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Villages in Dhuri Tahsil

Alal, Alipur Khalsa, Babanpur, Badshahpur, Balamgarh, Balian, Bamal, Banbhori, Banganwali, Bararwal, Bari, Batuha, Belewal, Benra, Bhadalwadh, Bhagwanpura, Bhalwan, Bhasaur, Bhojowali, Bhullarheri, Buggra, Burj Gohra, Burj Seda, Changli, Cheema, Daulatpur, Dhadogal, Dhandiwal, Dhandra, Dhura, Dhuri (M Cl), Dhuri (R), Didargarh, Dohla, Fatehgarh, Ghanaur Kalan, Ghanaur Khurd, Ghanauri Kalan, Ghanauri Khurd, Gobindpura, Gurbaxpura, Harchandpur, Hassanpur, Herike, Ina Bajwa, Isra, Issapur, Issi, Jahangir, Jainpur, Jakhlan, Jati Majra, Kaheru, Kakarwal, Kalabula, Kaleran, Kandhargarh, Kanjhla, Kanjli, Katron, Kaulseri, Kheri Chahalan, Kheri Jattan, Kheri Khurd, Kumbarwal, Ladda, Lohar Majra, Malu Majra, Manah, Manwala, Meerheri, Mehdudpur Urf Dugni, Mimsa, Mohamadpur, Mulowal, Natt, Palasaur, Patti Khalil, Pedni Kalan, Pharwahi, Punnawal, Qila Hakiman, Rajinder Puri, Rajo Majra, Ramnagar Chhanna, Rangian, Ranike, Ruldu Singhwala, Rurgarh, Salempur, Samundgarh, Sherpur, Sherpur Sodhian, Sultanpur, Tibba, Wazirpur,

History

It is located on the Ludhiana-Delhi highway. The neighbouring towns of Dhuri are Sangrur, Malerkotla, Nabha, and Barnala. It is a part of the historical Malwa region of Punjab.

Dhuri is a subdivision and it comes under the Patiala division. The town has a municipal council as its governing body and is a legislative assembly constituency of Punjab. At the national level, it comes under the Sangrur parliamentary constituency.

Dhuri, being a railway junction, is well-connected to nearby cities. It is known in Punjab for housing some important industrial units. Dhuri is also well known for its Ricela factory.

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