Situated at a distance of 80 km from Ludhiana and 48 km from Patiala , Sangrur is the capital of the erstwhile Jind State. The Palaces of the state fell to the share of Haryana. Some of the prominent structures here includeGovernment Civil Secretariat and Diwan or Assembly Hall of the erstwhile State.
Places to visit
Marble Baradari at Sangrur is a structure completely built in marble. Fully decorated with freely carved marble slabs, one gets a fabulous view of its reflections in the surrounding water, on moonlit nights.
Banasar garden and Diwankhana
Here rulers of Jind used to hold their darbars. A small museum here displays weapons and other articles used during princely times.
Malerkotla an ex-Afghan State of Punjab, is famous for handwork: badges, insignia, beautiful hand embroidered jutties (Indian shoes). It is also known for treatment of bones in Indian style.
Idgah Malerkotla, situated on the outskirts of the town, is a unique combination of architecture of different styles.