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Moga district

Moga district

Moga, 142001, India

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Description Moga district is one of the twenty two districts in the state of Punjab in North-West Republic of India. It became the 17th district of Punjab State on 24 November 1995 cut from Faridkot district. Moga District is among the largest producers of wheat and rice in Punjab, India. People from Moga City and Moga District belong to the Malwa culture.Ironically, despite its high well-to-do population, Moga gained infamy in April 2015 due to the death of a teenage girl and injury of her mother, when they were molested and thrown from a running bus near Gil village, in Moga district.Numerous attempts were previously made to make Moga a district but all were unsuccessful. Finally the then Chief Minister of Punjab S. Harcharan Singh Brar agreed to the public demand to make this a district on 24 November 1995.Before this, Moga was the subdivision of Faridkot district. Moga town is the headquarters of the district, is situated on Ferozpur-Ludhiana road.TownsThe towns of Bagha Purana, Badhni Kalan, Dharamkot, Nihal Singh Wala and Ghal Kalan falls in Moga District. The villages like Rajiana, Dunne Ke, Landhe ke, Samadh Bhai, Bughipura, Himmatpura and Chugawan fall within this district.