More than 100 years older than Amritsar, the city of Batala was once known as the Iron Bird of Asia. Batala was the largest producer of C.I. Casting and Mechanical Machinery in India and is still one of the leading cities of North India in the Industry. This city of Gurdaspur district is the municipal corporation in the state of Punjab. Batala boasts about its history of architectural magnificence. This city was enclosed in the form of a fort with 12 gates for entry and exit, most of which still exist.
Jal Mahal, the palace of Maharaja Sher Singh, Gurdwara Kandh Sahib- the marriage destination of Guru Nanak Dev ji and Kali Dwara Mandir- a devotional Hindu Temple of Goddess Kali are some of the major attractions of the city.
Fact: Batala is the eighth largest city in the state of Punjab, India in terms of population after Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala, Bathinda, Mohali and Hoshiarpur. It is a Tehsil in Gurdaspur District in the Majha region of the state of Punjab, India.
Sekhri Academy and Immigration Ltd made its humble beginnings from Batala in 2004 and now is operating across the globe.