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About Urmar Tanda

Urmar Tanda is a municipal council city that falls under the Hoshiarpur in Punjab state. It is located at around 35 km to the west from district head quarters - Hoshiarpur and it is well connected to various important places of Punjab. Many ancient temples and gurudwaras are the places of interests of Urmar Tanda where people used to come in large numbers.

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History of Urmar Tanda

Urmar Tanda in Hoshiarpur is believed to be visited by sixth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji who had visited Pull Pukhta Village and Munak Kallan Village where he tied his horse and settled for two days. Some also believed that the Pandavas of Mahabharata era had also stayed in Jaja village of Urmar Tanda where Bhima killed a giant who used a human as his food on daily basis. To compliment these two historical incidents in Urmar Tanda, a Gurudwara called Gurudwara Pull Pukhta Sahib and a Temple namely Bheem Mandir have been placed here.

Geography of Urmar Tanda

The city of Urmar Tanda is located on the latitude of 31.6919°N and the longitude of 75.6347°E with an average elevation of 239 meters. This region belongs to a local steppe climate like the entire Punjab region. During summers that is from April till end of June temperature remains hot and humid. With the advent of monsoon between the months of July and September the region experiences constant shower lowering down the temperature. Furthermore, the winter season starts here from December and the cold weather remains until February. Therefore, the ideal time to travel around Urmar Tanda is between October and November.

Demography of Urmar Tanda

The Municipal Council city of Urmar Tanda consists of the total population of 23,419, as per the reports revealed by Indian Census of 2011. Of the total population, there are 11,938 males while the females are 11,481. The total numbers of Children, between the age group of 0-6, are 2382 which is around 10.17% of the total population of Urmar Tanda. The people belong to Schedule Caste (SC) category also constitutes 30.51% of the whole population. The census report further mentioned that the average literacy rate of Urmar Tanda is 86.79% which is higher than the state average of 75.84%. The male literacy is 90.20% while there are 83.29% literate females living in this region. In addition to its demographic data, 7,866 individuals are the working people in which 6,318 are males and 1,538 are females.

Administration of Urmar Tanda

To ensure a well-organized society is the responsibility of city's administration. There are more than 4,965 houses in Urmar Tanda city of Hoshiarpur, Punjab. The duty of providing all the basic amenities to these residents is performed by the Municipal Council under the supervision of the Executive Officer. It has the responsibility of making district administration familiar with the requirements of its inhabitants as well as implementing the policies of the state within the city for the welfare of its people. Urmar Tanda Municipal Council works as the class - II level municipal committee.

Urmar Tanda Municipal Council

Address: Urmar Tanda, District Hoshiarpur 144204, Punjab
Phone: 01886 - 222043

Culture of Urmar Tanda

The region of Urmar Tanda enjoys a great cultural diversity. Majority of people are either Hindus or Sikhs. People belonging to other communities like Muslim, Christian are also part of its diverse society. They celebrate their local festivals with great dedication and enthusiasm. The festivals like Baisakhi, Lohri and Diwali are the most celebrated ones. However, many fairs are also conducted in Urmar Tanda for instance Ram Leela, Mela Baba Zahira Peer, Mela Baba Boota Bhagat, Baisakhi Mela and Saint Sakhi Sarwar Dargah Fair. People from this city or to its surrounding areas gather in huge numbers to participate in these fairs.

Healthcare in Urmar Tanda

The city of Urmar Tanda enjoys plenty of healthcare services available in a government hospital, private clinics, nursing homes and dispensaries here. These healthcare centers have the services of well-skilled doctors and nursing staff who are experienced enough to provide appropriate treatment for any medical problem. Moreover, they are spread across the different regions of the city. Some of them are mentioned below:

Public Hospital

Address: Tanda Urmar - Dholwaha Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 01886-222417

Bhela Hospital
Address: Word No. 8, Tanda Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144203
Phone: 01886-222041

Guru Nanak Eye Hospital
Address: Ahiyapur (Tanda-Urmar), Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 01886-226055

Dukh Niwarin Clinic
Address: Darapur Bi pass, Near Dasuya- Tanda Road, Urmar, Punjab 144204
Phone: 01886-222392

Life Care Hospital
Address: Miani Road, Urmar Tanda, Hoshiarpur, Punjab 144203
Phone: 01886-227888

Amrit Hospital
Address: Tanda Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 09915280462

Harsh Dental and Homoeopathy Hospital
Address: Dasuya-Jalandhar Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 09876941792

Metro Hospital
Address: Miani Road, Tanda Urmar Railway Flyover, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204

Postal Services in Urmar Tanda

In order to do communication from one place to another, the availability of post office is extremely crucial. However, a number of modern ways of communication have come up but still they have not been able to underestimate the significance of postal services. To cater to such requirements of the inhabitants of Urmar Tanda city, India Post has located a post office here as a sub office branch of its Hoshiarpur Head Office that comes under Hoshiarpur Division of Chandigarh region, Punjab.

Urmar Tanda Post Office

Address: Urmar Tanda, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab 144204
Status: Sub Office
Head Office: Hoshiarpur
Postal Division: Hoshiarpur Division Chandigarh Region Punjab Circle

Banks in Urmar Tanda

With the objective of providing proper monetary benefits to the inhabitants of the city, the requirement of adequate bank branches is always there. Therefore, many government and private banks of the country have set up their branches at the varied locations of Urmar Tanda city of Hoshiarpur, Punjab. These banks facilitate many banking services for the people of this place like ATM facility, account opening and loans. See below the names and other important information of banks in Urmar Tanda:


Address: Ward No. 7, Opposite Canara Bank, Adjoining Badwal Hospital, Urmar Tanda, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab - 144204
Phone No.: 98153 31111
IFSC Code: HDFC0001432
MICR Code: 144240801
Branch Code: 001432

Axis Bank
Address: Khasra No. 100/8/3, Sh. R.D. Complex, Jaja Chowk Tanda - Shri Hargobindpur Road, Urmar Tanda - 144203, Punjab
Phone No.: 01886 - 503091/ 92/ 93/ 94
IFSC Code: UTIB0000714
MICR Code: 144211999
Branch Code: 000714

State Bank of India
Address: Urmar Tanda, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab - 144204
Phone No.: 01886-227767, 222817
IFSC Code: SBIN0001606
MICR Code: 144002204
Branch Code: 001606

Yes Bank
Address: Ground Floor, Khasra No 336/1, Old GT Road, Po Tanda, Dist Hoshiarpur, Urmar Tanda, Punjab-144203
Phone No.: 01886-500190
IFSC Code: YESB0000210
MICR Code: 144532752
Branch Code: 000210

Punjab National Bank
Address: Tanda Urmar, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab - 144203
Phone No.: 01886-222051
IFSC Code: PUNB0045500
MICR Code: 144024752
Branch Code: 045500

Tourism in Urmar Tanda

The city of Urmar Tanda attracts large number of visitors from its surrounding areas and other parts of Punjab state via its historical temples and gurudwaras. Some of them can be named as Baba Bhotu Mandir, Bheem Mandir, Jahara Peer, Gurudwara Pull Pukhta Sahib, Gurudwara Tahli Sahib, Baba Bhai Chaiya Mandir, etc. These religious places illustrate the historical legacy of this region in Punjab. There is also an amusement park for Children in Urmar Tanda which was originally a small high ground located at the center of the city where the old Ramlila Mela was used to organized. In addition to this, people also come here to participate in various fairs conducted by different communities living here.

Shopping in Urmar Tanda

The place of Urmar Tanda provides excellent shopping opportunities to the visitors as it possessed a shopping mall and many market places where one can shop clothes, groceries, electronic items, accessories and many more. Besides, there are many showrooms located here where motorcycles and tractors are being sold. Find the major shopping hubs of Urmar Tanda from the given below list:

Easy Day Shopping Mall

Address: Urmar Tanda, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab 144204

Mahesh Sweets
Address: Jaja Chowk, NH 1A, Tanda Urmar, Punjab - 144203

Raj Electronics
Address: Jaja Bypass, Tanda Urmar, District - Hoshiarpur, Punjab - 144204

Talwar Bakers
Address: Near Shimla Pahari, Tanda, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab - 144204
Phone: 01886-224417, 9463473875

Davinder Bakery
Address: Near Civil Hospital, Main Road, Tanda, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab - 144204
Phone: 9815537927, 9417727203

Food in Urmar Tanda

Taste the best of Punjabi food items along with international cuisines at the various restaurants in Urmar Tanda. The food recipes in these restaurants reflect the cultural beauty of this part of India. So as a travel vacationer, you should not miss this opportunity to savor such delectable cuisines:

Galaxy Restaurant

Address: Near Police Station, Opposite Canara Bank, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144203
Phone: 09463225550

Meet's Restaurant
Address: Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 01886-500123

Divine Restaurant
Address: Thisial Road, Near Bus Stand, Tanda, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 09815904476

Galaxy Veg Dhaba
Address: PNB Rd, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 01886-224488

Zaika restaurant
Address: Tanda Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 09914575991

Spice Villa
Address: Railway Road, Urmar Tanda, Punjab 144204
Phone: 098889 88152

Transportation in Urmar Tanda

The historical city of Urmar Tanda is well connected to the state capital - Chandigarh and also to other main cities of Punjab state. The town is located on the National Highway (NH) - 1A and adjacent to many state highways. At these roadways, there are frequent bus services available of both government and private buses from this city to nearby cities like Dasuya, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar, Hajipur, Pathankot and Shri Hargobindpur. Apart from the road links, Urmar Tanda has also various railway links as it boasts of a railway station namely Tanda Urmar Railway Station on which the important trains like Jammu Tawi Express, Jalandhar Pathankot DMU, Jammu Tawi-Ahmedabad Express, Jhelum Express, Himsagar Express, Andaman Express and many passengers trains have their stoppages. Moreover, Pathankot Airport is the nearest airport located to Urmar Tanda.

Urmar Tanda Railway Station

Station Code: TDO
Junction: Firozepur Cant
Railway Zone: Northern Railway
State: Punjab
District: Hoshiarpur

Urmar Tanda at a glance

State: Punjab
District: Hoshiarpur
Total Area: 128 sq. km.
Latitude: 31.6919°N
Longitude: 75.6347°E
Official Language: Punjabi
Pin Code: 144204
Telephone Code: 01886

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