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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 31.53°N 75.85°E
Altitude: 262 m (860 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Ludhiana
State/Province: Punjab
Country: India
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Ludhiana was the headquarters of Ludhiana District in the Jullundur Division of Punjab Province during the British period.


In 1834 American Presbyterian Mission work began in the Punjab, with the first station at Ludhiana.

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Modern name: Ludhiana
Variants: Loodianah/Loodiana/Lodiana/Ludihana

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Historical books online

  • "Loodiana" page 392 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864
  • Gazetteer of the Ludhiana District 1888-89. A volume in the series Punjab District Gazetteers.
Punjab District Gazetteers, Vol.XV.A. Ludhiana District Pt. A. 1904., mirror from Digital Library of India. 2nd file
  • "Ludhiana District" page 85 A list of inscriptions on Christian tombs or monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan possessing historical or archaeological interest Part 1 by Miles Irving (1910) Hathi Trust Digital Library