Sada Pind Amritsar: Sada Pind is a Punjab-based project that represents the Punjabi culture, rituals and heritage. It’s necessary that our upcoming generation should know about Punjabi culture and the rituals.
“Sada Pind” is heritage village that lightning upon the Punjabi lifestyle. This place is situated in Amritsar on approx. 12 acre land. This place was inaugurated by Punjab CM Sukhbir Singh Badal on November 1, 2016.
What “Sada Pind” represents?
This place itself has a large village where you will find each and everything related to village like the women’s weaving on “charkha”, Men’s are plowing the field and prepare cattle feed, children playing in the streets, “Rehda”, “Chulha” used for cooking food and the raw houses made up with soil.
Moreover here you will find amazing views of “well”, “Bambukat”, “dhaba” for food and cattle’s.
You can enjoy your meal in Punjabi style like by sitting on the “Manjaa”. There are special arrangements for entertainment like bhangra and dance performance will be show in “Sangeet ghar”. The Sangeet ghar walls contain different legends pictures like Gurdaas maan, Hans Raj Hans and Dev Anand. A special traditional folk musical team has been arranged to entertain the guests or tourists that uses different traditional musical instruments like “Tumbi”, “Dhol”, “Nagara”, “Gaggar” and much more.
To start a “Sada Pind” journey you will firstly purchase an entrance ticket and then step forward to the main gate of the pind. Don’t forget to capture moments in your camera.
When its foundation stone placed?
This project had conceived by vice chairman of GNDU (Guru Nanak Dev University) and in 1998, MOU (memorandum of understanding) was signed between the government and varsity to actualize it.
According to MOU, the project is placed on 12 acre land and now! More than 20 crore invested over this project in which 10 crore is invested by government and other investments done by private firms for renovations. The foundation stone of this project was placed in 2003 and it was to be completed by 2011. However, the work went so slowly before it was handed over to Ish Gambhir.
Ish Gambhir is a director in JMD Heritage lawns and he had completed this project within 18 months. Sources said that his agency will pay 2 crore rent to the university (GNDU) and in that GNDU will pay approx. 10% income tax to the department of tourism.
More than this they have planned to converts this village in a large university after 30 years.
Make source of income:
This project has given employment to several people. You will find many shopkeepers and shops (dukan) in this village, where you can buy “Pakhiya”, “fulkari duptte” and “Punjabi jutti” etc. of which it will become the source of income for many people.
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