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Zirakpur is a town and a "nagar panchayat" in Mohali district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is located near the state capital, Chandigarh. It is on the Chandigarh - Delhi highway and just south of the city. It is a couple of kilometers from the Chandigarh airport. Driving to Zirakpur from Delhi there is a right turn to go to Panchkula and onward to Simla. And a left turn to Patiala. Panchkula is 5 k.m. from Zirakpur.


The town is also historical as Guru Gobind Singh, Dargahi Shah, Peer Buddhu Shah, Guru Tegh Bahadur, Bhai Jaita are all linked with Zirakpur and other villages nearby. There are two famous historical Sikh shrines located here — Gurudwara Nabha Sahib and Gurudwara Puddha Sahib.


As of 2001 India census, GR India Zirakpur had a population of 25,006. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Zirakpur has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 56%. In Zirakpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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