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Bathinda is a city and Municipal Corporation in South-western part of Punjab, India.


Bathinda is one of the oldest cities in Punjab, India, and the current administrative headquarters of Bathinda District. It is in northwestern India in the Malwa Region, 227 km west of the capital city of Chandigarh and is the fifth largest city of Punjab. Bathinda's nicknamed the 'City of Lakes', courtesy of the artificial lakes in the city.

The first empress Delhi Sultanate Razia Sultan was imprisoned in the Chauhan Durg fort in Bathinda. The gurudwara of Haji Rattan Baba Ratan Hindi is a popular tourist centre of Bathinda having connections with popular legends.

Bathinda is a home of Central University of Punjab and upcoming AIIMS. Bathinda is home to two modern thermal power plants, Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant and Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant at Lehra Mohabbat. The city has a fertilizer plant,two cement plants (Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement Limited), a large army cantonment, an air force station, a zoo, and a historic Qila Mubarak fort.

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Bathinda is well connected via train to other cities of India like Chandigarh, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Jaipur, Ahmedabad etc. there are frequent trains from Delhi. It is one of the largest railway junctions of India.

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Buses are easily available in all cities inside Punjab and Chandigarh. However other cities and states are not well connected, this is cause of the large number of trains available.

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Bathinda Airport (IATA: BUP, ICAO: VIBT) is a civil enclave under construction at the Bhisiana Air Force Station of the Indian Air Force. The domestic air terminal is being built near Virk Kalan village, 20 kilometres northwest of Bhatinda. Very few flights are expected in the first few years

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  • Chetak Park, Bathinda - Barnala Road (2 Kms from Bibiwal Chowk). The sprawling park in the cantonment, which is open to civilians also, is no less than an oasis and the only well-maintained place for recreation for the local population. There are exquisite gardens in the park, with wide collection of flowering plants. It is a popular picnic place for people of all ages. The park is a unique destination in Bathinda because it offers facilities such as zip lining, water balling, dinosaur park, boating, horse riding, live jazz bands on Sundays and an obstacle course for children. Such activities are not available anywhere else in the city. The park also houses a nursery where people can buy exotic plants at reasonable rates. (30.225619,74.997618) edit

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  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, HBN Sunrise City Mansa Road Bathinda, 8725004212, [1]. 24 hours.  edit
  • Dosa Chinese Calling (DC), SCF-10, 100 Ft. Road (Adjoining Dominos), +91-164-5000535, [2]. 11am-11pm. An amiable place to have authentic south Indian and Chinese Cuisine. This place also serves with tikkas and Soya Chaaps. 5 minutes drive from Bus stand. CHEAP. (30.201360,74.954152) edit
  • My Kitchen Korner (M2K), SCF-22, 100 Ft. Road (Adjoining Dainik Bhaskar), +91-164-5001122, [3]. 11am-11pm. An amiable place to have authentic North Indian and Chinese Cuisine. This place also serves with tikkas and Soya Chaaps. 5 minutes drive from Bus stand. CHEAP. (30.201360,74.954152) edit

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  • Pizzano (Pizzano), Mall road, 2275460. Food Zone  edit
  • HBN Country Club (Booze Bambers Bar), HBN Sunrise City Mansa Road Bathinda, 8872060203, [4]. 6 AM to 11PM. It is a great Club with gym swimming pool billards restaurant bar banquet halls and lawns Reasonable.  edit

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Hotel Bahia Fort 4 Star Government Approved The Mall Bathinda

Hotel Sepal Goniana Road Bhatinda

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