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Punjab : Malwa : Rajpura
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Rajpura is a city in the Malwa region of Punjab state in India.


Rajpura is a small city in Patiala district. Rajpura is basicly divided into two parts: Old Rajpura and Rajpura Town which was formed by Maharaja of Patiala Riasat (King of the Patiala Kingdom) when he donated some land to rehabilitate a clan called Bhawalpuriaas which had migrated from Bhawalpur in Pakistan after the partition of India in 1947.

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It's 230 km. from Delhi and 42 km from Chandigarh capital of Punjab state. It's also first city whan you enter the Punjab State from Ambala NH1.

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Rajpura has a Qila (fort) which is believed to have been built by the Mughal Emperor Sher Shah Suri for his army. The town is located on the Sher Shah Suri Marg (road) built by him.

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