Sowaddi Kalan

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Sowaddi Kalan
ਸਵੱਦੀ ਕਲਾਂ
Village
Sowaddi Kalan
Sowaddi Kalan
Nickname(s): Swaddi
Sowaddi Kalan is located in Punjab
Sowaddi Kalan
Sowaddi Kalan
Location in Punjab, India
Sowaddi Kalan is located in India
Sowaddi Kalan
Sowaddi Kalan
Sowaddi Kalan (India)
Coordinates: 30°50′N 75°32′E / 30.84°N 75.54°E / 30.84; 75.54Coordinates: 30°50′N 75°32′E / 30.84°N 75.54°E / 30.84; 75.54
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ludhiana
Government
 • Type Panchayat
Area
 • Total 17.37 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,609
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 142025
Telephone code 01624
Vehicle registration PB-10/PB-25
Website www.sowaddi.com

Sowaddi Kalan (Punjabi: ਸਵੱਦੀ ਕਲਾਂ) or Swaddi Khas is a village in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is one of the most educated villages in the area. Swaddi Kalan is a large village in Jagraon of Ludhiana district with a total of 954 families and 4,804 residents in 2011.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sowaddi Kalan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Sowaddi Kalan had a population of 4,609.[citation needed] Males constituted 2,422 (53%) of the population and females 2,187 (47%).

Swaddi Kalan village had population of 4,804[citation needed] of which 2,586 were males while 2,218 are females as per Census 2011. The population of children ages 0–6 is 475 which makes up 9.89% of the population of village. The average sex ratio is 858 which is lower than Punjab state average of 895. Child sex tatio for the village as per census is 703, lower than Punjab average of 846.

Sowaddi Kalan village has a higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, the literacy rate was 83.21% compared to 75.84% of Punjab. Male literacy stands at 87.69% while female literacy was 78.09%.

Transportation[edit]

Sowaddi Kalan is on Gurah Bharowal Link road. The village had great bus connectivity to Mullanpur and Jagraon. The nearest railway station is Ludhiana and Jagraon. Chanukimaan has a small railway station. The nearby villages are Talwandi Kalan, Talwandi Khurd, Majri, Gurah, Bharowal Kalan and Virk.

Markets[edit]

Sowaddi Kalan has a main market in Chardi Pasa and some other shops in Pashmi Swaddi.

Education[edit]

The main educational institutions are:

  1. Government primary and senior secondary school
  2. Akal Academy
  3. MLD Public Senior Secondary School
  4. New School

Banks and ATMs[edit]

There are two banks in the village:

  1. State Bank of Patiala
  2. Corporation Bank

State Bank of Patiala has one ATM outside its branch.

Sports[edit]

It is famous for its Kabaddi Cup.

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