Pathankot District (ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ)

Pathankot is one of the 22 districts of Punjab. The head quarter of this district is the city of same name, that is Pathankot city. Pathankot district is one of the two new districts created in 2011. It was created mainly out of area under Gurdaspur district. The other new district created during 2011 is Fazilka. According to population, this is a relatively small district and is at 18th rank out of the 22 districts of the state.

History of Pathankot

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Geographical position of Pathankot

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According to 2011 census, the total population of Pathankot district is 676598. This data is not easily available as the district did not exist during the 2001 census of India. This population figure is calculated based upon the population of cities, towns and villages that constitute Pathankot district. The population data for 2001 is not available for the same reason.

Towns and Cities In Pathankot

There are total 2 cities and towns in this district. A list of towns and cities is given below:
  1. Pathankot (Municipal Corporation)
  2. Sujanpur (Municipal Council Class-2)
Which district has minimum and maximum number of cities and towns? To get the answer, check our page about list of cities in Punjab.

Tehsils and Sub-Tehsils

Pathankot district has two tehsils and two sub-tehsils. List of tehsils of Pathankot is given below:
  1. Dhar Kalan ਧਾਰ ਕਲਾਂ
  2. Pathankot ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ
List of Sub-Tehsils of Pathankot:
  1. Bamial ਬਮਿਆਲ
  2. Narot Jaimal Singh ਨਰੋਟ ਜੈਮਲ ਸਿੰਘ

Assembly Constituencies in Pathankot

There are total 3 constituencies in district Pathankot.
  1. Bhoa ਭੋਆ
  2. Pathankot ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ
  3. Sujanpur ਸੁਜਾਨਪੁਰ

Blocks of Distrcit Pathankot

The district is divided into 6 development blocks. The list of blocks is given below:
  1. Bamial ਬਮਿਆਲ
  2. Dhar Kalan ਧਾਰ ਕਲਾਂ
  3. Gharota ਘਰੋਟਾ
  4. Narot Jaimal Singh ਨਰੋਟ ਜੈਮਲ ਸਿੰਘ
  5. Pathankot ਪਠਾਨਕੋਟ
  6. Sujanpur ਸੁਜਾਨਪੁਰ

MLA from Pathankot

In last assembly elections held in 2012, all the 3 vidhan sabha members elected from the district belong to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Congress candidates could not win from any seat. The list of MLAs from Pathankot elected in 2012 elections is given below:
  1. Seema Kumari elected from Bhoa. She belongs to BJP.
  2. Ashvani Kumar Sharma elected from Pathankot. He belongs to BJP.
  3. Dinesh Singh elected from Sujanpur. He belongs to BJP.
For more details, check this page - Pathankot MLA List

Market Committees in Pathankot

There are total two market committees in Pathankot district.
  1. Narot Jaimal Singh
  2. Pathankot