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Panchkula

Panchkula is a district in the state of Haryana.

Panchkula district is one of the districts of the state of Haryana. The recently formed 17th district of Haryana, Panchkula is surrounded by Himachal Pradesh in the north and north east by Ambala district in the east by Kurukshetra district in the south and Punjab and Union Territory of Chandigarh in the West. It comprises of two sub divisions and two Tehsils named Panchkula and Kalka. It has 264 villages out of which 12 villages are un-inhabited and 10 villages wholly merged in towns or treated as census towns according to census 1991. There are four towns in the district named Kalka, Panchkula, Pinjore and H.M.T. Pinjore. Total population of the district is 319398 out of which 173557 are males and 145841 are females. The literate males percentage in the district is 61.8 where as females are 46.0 percent in the district.

Mansa Devi Temple: The temple lies in Bilaspur village, about three kilometers east of Mani Majra (Chandigarh UT). There are two temples dedicated to the goddess here. The older one is said to have been built by the ruler of Mani Majra. The fairs are held twice a year in March-April (Chat Shudiashtami) and September-October (Asoj Shudi Ashtami).





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