Lundhiana is the largest city of Punjab. The city stands on the Sutlej River's old bank, now It is a major industrial center of northern India. Ludhiana is located 100 kms west from Chandigarh.
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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How to Reach Ludhiana :
By Air : Ludhiana's domestic airport is the nearest airport which is is 15 kms & Chandigarh International Airport is 108 Kms away.
By Rail : Ludhiana has a Railway Station in city limits.
By Road : Ludhiana is well connected by State Transport Buses & Private bus services.