Jandiala

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Jandiala (31.17°N 75.62°E) is a village in Jalandhar district in the Indian state of Punjab. Jandiala is also known as Jandiala Manjki, (A part of a small area known as Manjki region). Jandiala is a big village as compared to the surrounding villages. The post office opened in around 1910. Till this day the mail to the neighboring villages is routed via Jandiala. At present Jandiala has 6 scheduled and 1 cooperative Banks.

Jandiala is located at the centre of a circle with its curvature passing through many major towns such as Nakodar (14Km), Jalandhar (20Km), Phagwara (14Km), Goraya (12Km), Phillaur(21Km) and Nurmahal (8Km)

As of 2001[update] India census, Jandiala had a population of 23,829. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jandiala has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 62%. In Jandiala, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Majority of the residents in the village follow Sikhism. The most common surname in the village is Johal. Majority of population works in Agriculture industry.


Nirmal Singh Dhunsi was born in Jandiala Manjki and now lives in Trondheim, Norway.He is a well-known artist.His art-work has been purchased by many art institutions in Norway . Norwegian National Contemporary art Museum has recently purchased his art-work. He has been awarded a number of scholarships by the Norwegian State. In 2008, he received norwegian State-grant (GI).