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Introduction Of Ganganagar City

Sri Ganganagar, also called Ganganagar, is the northernmost city of Rajasthan in western India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ganganagar District. Sri Ganganagar is situated at the point where the Satluj Waters enters Rajasthan. It is divided into residential blocks and commercial area which includes Dhan Mandi. Residential Blocks have large parks for each Blocks and Community centers and places of worship are at junctions of three or four blocks.

Ganganagar had a population of 210,788. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Ganganagar has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 64%. In Ganganagar, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Majority in population are Sikhs and Hindus while only a few people constituting other sects stay here. The main languages spoken in the town are Hindi, Bagri or Marwari, and Punjabi.

Desert land was converted to a green town, credited to the Maharaja who brought the Gang canal which carries the excess waters of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the region, making Ganganagar district known as "the food basket of Rajasthan". The economy of the city is based on agriculture, its main crops are Wheat, Mustard and Cotton. Other crops are Guar, Bajra, Sugar Cane and Grams. In recent years farmers are also diverting towards Horticulture, and Kinnu(A Citrus Family fruit) has become a major crop of the area. The industries in the city are mostly based on agriculture. The city has Cotton Ginning and Pressing factories, Mustard Oil mills and Wheat Flour mills and of course the famous Rajasthan State Ganganagar Sugar Mills Ltd., which is known for its Royal Heritage Liqueurs. It also has spinning and textile Factories. Because of its prosperity from agriculture, Ganganagar District also has a large number of automobiles which includes tractors and MUVs and because of the large population of Automobiles in the district; Sri Ganganagar has become one of the largest automobile markets in India.

Gurudwara Budha Johad