City Introduction

Talwandi Sabo is a town and Municipal Council in Bathinda district, Punjab, India. It is world famous for being one of the five Takhts of Sikhism(Sikh Religious Places), Takht Sri Damdama Sahib. It is famous for its BaisakhiMela (Fair), which is celebrated on 13 April and attracts tens of lakhs of visitors, every year. This Takhat was officially recognized as the fifth Takhat on Novemver 18, 1966.  It has been declared as fifth Takhat by the government of India in April 1999 during tercentennial celebrations of the advent of Khalsa.

Guru TeghBahadur had called Talwandi Sabo Guru kiKashi, predicting that many scholars, philosophers, theologians, copyists with elegant hand, students and devotees will adorn the place. Talwandi Sabo consists of 13 wards and As of 2001 India census Talwandi Sabo has a total population of 20,589with 11,062 males and 9,527 females