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Bathinda (Punjabi: ਬਠਿੰਡਾ) (Hindi: बठिंडा) (known by Invaders as Tabar-e-Hind or Tabarhindh meaning the Gateway to India) is a city and Municipal Corporation in Southern part of Punjab.The city, named after the Bhati kings, 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 of India, Razia Sultan was imprisoned in the Qila Mubarak fort in Bathinda. 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, a large oil refinery,Bathinda is home of two cement plants, Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement Limited. A zoo, and a historic Qila Mubarak fort. Bathinda is one of the largest food grain and cotton markets in northern India; the area around Bathinda is a prolific grape growing area. It is one of the leading cities in education in Punjab. Three national highways, NH 7 (Fazilka - Badrinath National Highway) and NH-54 (Dabwali - Pathankot National Highway) and NH 148B Bathinda to Narnaul (according to the new numbering of highways) pass through the city.

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Bathinda in India offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, Amritsar also deserves a visit. Amritsar, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Bathinda*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bathinda

    Know the pollution level of Bathinda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.81 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.63 (Moderate)
  • Bathinda: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bathinda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bathinda.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bathinda - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.29 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 68.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.41 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bathinda

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bathinda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.62 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.34 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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