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About SASNagar

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district (SAS Nagar district), also known as Ajitgarh district, is one of the twenty two districts of Punjab a state in north-west India. It was formed in April 2006 and is 18th district of Punjab, created next to Pathankot district. This district was carved out of areas falling in Ropar and Patiala District. It is situated next to the union territory of Chandigarh and Panchkula district of Haryana.

SAS Nagar is named after the eldest son of Guru Gobind SinghSahibzada Ajit Singh which means "House of Sahibzada Ajit Singh".

 
Gurudwara Amb Sahib

Religious places

Gurudwara Amb Sahib

Gurudwara Amb Sahib is a historical shrine situated in Sector 62, Mohali commemorates visit of 7th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Har Rai. The place also commemorates meeting of Guru Har Rai with his famous Sikh Bhai Kuram, a Labana trader. This shrine is managed by SGPC, Amritsar.

Gurudwara Mata Sundri

Gurdwara Mata Sunder Kaur is another historical Sikh Shrine situated in Sector 70, Mohali. It commemorates visit of Mata Sundri, along with Baba Deep Singh and Bhai Mani Singh. This shrine is managed by Buddha Dal.

Gurudwara Singh Shaheedan - Sohana

This shrine is situated in village Sohana, close to Sector 70 constructed in memory of the martyrdom of Jathedar Baba Hanuman Singh, a Nihang Jathedar. He, along with 500 Sikhs, attained martyrdom at this place in a battle against British forces during the Anglo-Sikh Wars.

 
Gurdwara Singh Shaheedan, Sohana, Punjab

Architecture

Fateh Burj

 
Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial at Ajitgarh, Punjab

The Fateh Burj (English: The Victory Tower; Punjabiਫਤਿਹ ਬੁਰਜ) is the tallest victory tower in the city of Mohali, PunjabIndia.The 328 ft tower is dedicated to the establishment of Sikh rule in India in 1711. It is also known as Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial.

Parks and gardens

  • Rose Garden, Phase 3B2
  • Bougainvillea Garden, Phase 4
  • Silvy Park, Phase 10
  • Valley Park, Phase 8
  • Musical Fountain Park, Sector 70
  • City park, sector 68

Markets and other places

  • Main Market, Phase - 7, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar
  • Main Market, Phase - 3, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar
  • Main Market, Phase - 1, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar
  • Gurudwara Angitha Sahib, Phase - 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sports

Mohali is going to emerge as the sports hub town of Punjab having around 8 multipurpose complexes equipped with facilities for sports including Swimming, Table TennisAthleticsVolleyballBadmintonTennis etc. It already has the International Cricket and Hockey Stadium.

Cricket

 
 
panorama of the stadium.

In 1990, the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) unveiled a plan to build a state-of-the-art facility complete with a separate practise ground—to be built in a swampy area in the city. The PCA invested heavily in the ground, a swimming poolhealth clubtennis court, libraryrestaurant, and bar and outdoor & indoor cricket practice nets were incorporated into the plans..

PCA stadium is home of Kings XI Punjab (IPL Mohali franchisee). The current pitch curator for the PCA Stadium is Daljit Singh and the design consultant is Ar. Sufyan Ahmad.

Hockey

The city has the International Hockey Stadium which serves as the home ground for the hockey club, Punjab Warriors, of Hockey India League.