Sowaddi Kalan

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Sowaddi Kalan
ਸਵੱਦੀ ਕਲਾਂ
Village
Nickname(s): Swaddi
Sowaddi Kalan is located in Punjab
Sowaddi Kalan
Sowaddi Kalan
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°50′N 75°32′E / 30.84°N 75.54°E
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictLudhiana
Government
 • TypePanchayat
Area
 • Total17.37 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total4,609
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
PIN142025
Telephone code01624
Vehicle registrationPB-10/PB-25
Websitewww.sowaddi.com

Sowaddi Kalan,(ਸਵੱਦੀ ਕਲਾਂ, सवद्दी कलां, سودی کلاں) Swaddi Kalan or simply Swaddi is a village in Ludhiana district in the Indian state of Punjab. It is one of the most educated villages in the area.

 

Education

Population

Swaddi Kalan is a large village with total 954 families residing. The Swaddi Kalan village has the population of 4804 of which 2586 are males while 2218 are females.

Children population

In Swaddi Kalan village population of children with age 0-6 is 475 which makes up 9.89% of total population of the village. 

Literacy rate

In Swaddi Kalan Male literacy stands at 87.69% while female literacy rate was 78.09%.

Caste

  • Total Scheduled Caste 1936
  • Male SC population     1040
  • Female SC population   896

Work status

  • Total Workers  1,573
  • Main Worker   1,486
  • Marginal Worker  87

Transportation

Sowaddi Kalan is situated on Gura Bharowal Link road. The village had great bus connectivity to Mullanpur and Jagraon.The nearest railway station is Ludhiana and Jagraon. Chauki-man has a small railway station. The nearby villages are Talwandi Kalan, Talwandi Khurd, Majri, Gura , Bharowal Kalan and Virk.

Facilities

Sowaddi Kalan has the main market in Chardi Pasa and some other shops in Chupdi Pasa. Almost every shop is present in the village.

 
Nagar Kirtan at Sowaddi Kalan
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • Corporation Bank
  • State Bank of Patiala has one ATM ouside it's branch.
  • Youth Sewa Club

Religious places

  • Gurudwara Jhiri Sahib
  • Gurudwara Nanksar
  • Gurudwara Ravidas Ji

Sports

  • It is famous for its Kabaddi Cup.
  • Sant Baba Charndas Ji sports stadium

References

  1. http://www.sowaddi.com
  2. http://www.onefivenine.com/india/villages/Ludhiana/Sidhwan-Bet/Sawadi-Kalan
  3. http://www.census2011.co.in/data/village/33804-swaddi-kalan-punjab.html