About Nangal

Nangal is a town 60 km from Rupnagar in the state of Punjab in northwest India. It sits at the foot of the Shivalik Hills and is surrounded by beautiful hills, the Satluj River and canals. The town was named Nangal when it acquired the land of the villages of Nangal Nikku,kathera,kanchera,brari,medamajra,Rampur sahni,patti,mojowal,Hambewal and Dubbeta & many more... It gained in importance with the starting of construction of the Bhakra Dam on the Satluj River in November 1955. It is a flourishing township at the foot of the Shiwalik Hills, a chain of the Himalayas. Every year, the mighty multi-purpose Bhakra Project which includes, apart from the Bhakra Dam, the Nangal Dam, the Nangal Hydel Channel, and the Ganguwal and Kotla Power Houses surrounded with the natural beauty attracts the vast number of tourists from all parts of India and abroad as well. The free train which is world famous to service by BBMB Nangal Township goes till Bhakhra dam gives a beautiful views when crawls through the forests and hills. It is primarily meant for the workers to go to dam but it is open for public use free of cost. It is ironic that Bhakra Dam produces electricity to run, inter alia, trains but its own train runs on diesel. Typically it has the pilgrims of 'Baba Balak Nath' shrine who chant the hymns and there is a separate ladies compartment.

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