The largest city in Punjab, Ludhiana, is an industrial center of northern India, frequently referred to as Manchester of India by BBC, which stands on the Sutlej River’s old bank. One of the prime destinations for education in Punjab, the city, is home to the Punjab Agricultural University, the largest agricultural university in Asia.
Due to the appearance of industries such as textile manufacturing, cycle parts, and steel, Ludhiana has established itself as a significant trade hub in Northern India.
Situated about 107 kilometers west of the state capital, Chandigarh, Ludhiana is also famous for its industry of shawls and stoles. Ludhiana, Asia’s largest hub for bicycle manufacturing, produces more than 50% of India’s bicycle production of over 10 million every year.
Popularly known as the Ludhiana Hosiery industry, the apparel industry of Ludhiana provides employment to millions of people and produces the largest share of winter clothing in India. Lodhi Fort, Pavillion Mall, Hardy’s World Amusement Park, Phillaur Fort, Nehru Rose Garden, and Punjab Agriculture University Museum are some of the most famous destinations in the city.