Malerkotla As 23rd District – Punjab Cabinet Approves

On Wednesday, a cabinet meeting was chaired by Mr. Singh in Chandigarh in which the Punjab Cabinet gave formal approval for the creation of Malerkotla as the state’s 23rd district.

The creation of a new district of Malerkotla, carving the state’s Muslim-majority town from Sangrur district, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on May 14 was announced by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Official it was told that Malerkotla district would now consist of three sub-divisions –Malerkotla, Ahmedgarh, and Amargarh.

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