City Introduction

Patran is a Municipal Council city in district of Patiala, Punjab. The Patran city is divided into 15 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. Patran is big marketplace for rice. This town has more than 100 Rice Shellers. This city is known for car palaces. Patran is attached with Kaithal, Delhi, Jind, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala and Sangrur by well maintained roads. So this city has good relations with these cities because of exporting of rice. This is developing city of Punjab with fertile land.

The Patran Municipal Council has population of 27,963 of which 14,751 are males while 13,212 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3250 which is 11.62 % of total population of Patran (M Cl). In Patran Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 896 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Patran is around 844 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Patran city is 79.18 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Patran, Male literacy is around 84.00 % while female literacy rate is 73.84 %.
Patran Municipal Council has total administration over 5,489 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Patran Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

  • During princely time, Patran was only a small village and was known for a big lake named ‘Bhupindra Sagar’ which had been got built by Maharaja bhupindra Singh of Patiala for hunting purpose near Patran.
  • According to locals, Patran was also associated with the notorious Jagga Dacoit who used to rob the rich and help the poor.There was an ancient dera known as Mai Dera which is visited by a large number of people. It is still situated amidst natural surroundings of old trees. In this complex, there is also a smadhi of Baba Sottewala and an ancient Shiva Temple.
  • A notified area committee was constituted at Patran in 1 June 1970. The civic amenities provided by the committee include sanitation, water supply, street lighting, sewerage and cleanliness of the town and disposal of refuse.