The Jullundur District Gazetteers Of Year 1936

Consists of information about geographical, topographical features such as river systems, Geology, Fauna and Flora such as wild animals and plant species; demographic patterns such as births and deaths, socio-religious variations such as distinctions of caste, religion and language, major occupations in agriculture, industry and commerce; governmental administrative systems. Following the British victory in 1846, Jalandhar was ceded to the East India Company becoming part of the Trans Sutlej States. When the Indian Rebellion of 1857 began, Jalandhar was strategically important as a main line of communication between the Punjab and Delhi. Incidents of mutiny originated in Jalandhar and Phillaur cantonments, however they were suppressed.