5 Facts About Pathankot

1. Big moment of Pathankot came on 8 November 2014 when Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal laid down the foundation stone for a stadium in Pathankot.

2. Pathankot is well connected by rail and road with the rest of the country.

3. Pathankot was the capital of Nurpur State and its name was changed to Dhameri in the time of Akbar.

4. Pathankot is the 9th most populous city in the state of Punjab.

5. Pathankot was officially declared as District of Punjab state on 27 July 2011.