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About Banur

Banur is a small town situated in Patiala District of Punjab State. The town is located on Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway no 64. From district headquarter Patiala, Banur is located only 44 kms, while from Capital Chandigarh Banur is situated just 31 kms away. Strategic location and proximity to prominent cities has yielded lot of economic opportunities and development for this small town, which is clearly visible through steadily improving civic infrastructure of the town.

About Banur
Banur in Punjab

History of Banur

Most of Banur history surrounds around a legendry female singer called Mai Banno. This one time legendry singer of 15th century garners so much respect and adulation among locals of Banur that a pretty big temple dedicated to her stands tall in heart of the town. This temple is revered by almost all locals, irrespective of their religion and caste. Actually all these adulations demonstrate Banur people’s unshakable faith that Mai Banno was indeed greatest ever singer of India. Even greater than Tansen, who was actually contemporary of Mai Banno. In fact legend has it that once Mai Banno had convincingly defeated Tansen in a singing competition. Another legendary story goes that just like Tansen even she could cause rains by singing her famous Raga Megh Malhaar, and could also light lamps by singing Deepak Raag. In the end it can be briefly concluded that Mai Banno’s superlative singing talent earned her very special place among people of Banur. For them she will always be the most beloved and eternal historical figure.

Economy of Banur

Economically Banur town has benefitted from proximity to many prominent cities like Chandigarh, Patiala and Mohali. All the positive economic activities and development taking place in all these highly urban cities ought to have positive spillover effect on nearby towns like Banur. This positive effect is clearly visible through steadily improving local industries like banking industry, hospitality industry, retail industry and many other Service oriented industries. Today in fact Banur town’s Service Sector is so self sufficient that it creates thousands of employment opportunities for its locals every year. Invariably having very positive impact on standard of living of local people. It can be concluded that with a very resilient service sector as its backbone, today Banur town has a very self sufficient economy. Besides, solely because of its ever improving service sector we can also claim that economic future of this small town looks indeed very bright.

Healthcare Services in Banur

The small town of Banur has a quite few decent number of well equipped hospitals of its own. These decent numbers of well equipped hospitals coupled with decent number of them operating in adjoining villages and towns gives enough respite to local patients. Further residents of the town can anytime avail services of many multi specialty and advanced hospitals operating in Chandigarh, Patiala and Rajpura. The thing is when it comes to hospitals Banur people have no dearth of choice. Things are just as good on the front of basic services like chemist shops and general clinics as well. There are pretty good number of them in this small town. Their presence obviously assures all the local people that they can access life saving medicines and qualified MBBS doctors very easily.

Reputed Hosspitals near Banur

Neelam Hospital & Maternity Home
Address: Gobind Colony, 15-16-E, Rajpura H O, Rajpura – 140401
Phone no: +(91)-1762-228200, +(91)-9814040489

Guru Nanak Mission Hospital
Address: Guru Nanak Cplx, Sham Nagar, Sirhind Rd, Rajpura H O, Rajpura – 140401
Phone no: +(91)-1762-222622, 227800

DR Seema Gupta Hospital
Address: H No 7/9, Adarsh Colony, Rajpura H O, Rajpura - 140401
Phone no: +(91)-1762-226534

Banking Services in Banur

Today many nationalized banks are operating their branches in Banur town. Availability of so many banks in a small town like Banur is again vindication of its resilient local economy as well as its ever improving standard of living. Talking specifically about how these banks are making lives of local people better, then we all know that banks play a very important role in giving financial independence to people. Especially by lending affordable credit to people who aspire for greater financial freedom. All the reputed banks that are operating in Banur town are without a doubt greatly helping its local citizens in this noble cause.

Axis Bank
Address: Ground Floor, Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital, Village: Ramnagar(Banur ), District: Patiala , Pin 140601
IFSC Code: UTIB0001858
Phone no: 9988985754

Canara Bank
Address: Ward No.1, Near Sandhu Residency, Chandigarh-Patiala Road, Banur-140601
IFSC Code: CNRB0004198
Phone no: Not available

Address: Showroom No 4, Zirakpur - Rajpura Road Opposite Gurudwara Sahib Banur-140601
IFSC Code: HDFC0001951
Phone no: 9815331111

YES Bank
Address: Ward no.3, Near Sales Tax Barrier, Banur, Dist: Patiala - 140601
IFSC Codes: YESB0000327
Phone no: 9888260302

Corporation Bank
Address: Hotel Sandhu Residency, Ward No 10, Chandigarh-Patiala Road, Banur, Dist: Patiala - 140601
IFSC Code: CORP0001876

State Bank of India
Address: Near Sales Tax Barrier, Banur, Dist Patiala 140601
IFSC Code: SBIN0011975
Phone no: 9815799988

Safety and Security in Banur

Just as today rest of Punjab state is witnessing stable and harmonious law and order, so does small town of Banur. To put it in more simple words, Banur town has almost negligible crime rate. This is obviously because big organized criminal syndicate like extortion racket, local gangs etc are absolutely nonexistent here. Hence most of the local crimes here constitutes of small and pity crimes that can usually occur in any city or town. Here it is obviously very important to mention the role by Banur Railway Station. That’s because without their help this town would not have been as safe and secure as it is today. The police station is located in very heart of the town and is ever ready to register complaints from all local citizens.

Patiala Police
Control Room: - 0175-2311115-17
Fax: - 0175-2311115

Banur Police Station
(01762) 251423

Transportation in Banur

A very healthy local transportation and good connectivity makes lives of Banur’s habitual commuter’s very easy going. Banur is located on National Highway no 64 that connects it to many important cities of Punjab state like Rajpura, Patiala, Sangrur, Barnala, Bathinda, Chandigarh and Dabwali. Rajpura Railway Junction which is one of the most important railway junctions of Punjab is located just 14 kms away from Banur town. Local transportation is solely taken care by good number of auto rickshaws plying all across this town.

Banur at a glance

Country : India
State : Punjab
District : Patiala
• Official : Punjabi
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN : 140601
Nearest city : Zirakpur, Rajpura, Chandigarh, Mohali
Lok Sabha constituency : Patiala
Vidhan Sabha constituency : Rajpura

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