The district is named after Jalandhar, a demon king, who finds a mention in the Puranas and Mahabharta. According to another legend, Jalandhar was the capital of the kingdom of lav, son of Rama. According to yet another version Jalandhar is said to have derived its name from the vernacular term ‘Jalandhar’ means area inside the water, i.e. tract laying between the two rivers Satluj and Beas, still another name of Jalandhar had been Trigartta, as it was waters by three rivers, Satluj, Beas and Ravi.
Jalandhar is a lovely town amidst the Punjab region. Known for its top notch sport equipments and ethnic temples, Jalandhar holds a supreme place when it comes to sightseeing and visiting the Punjab region. May it be shopping or visiting some temples or religious places that hold great historical importance or may it be entertainment at its best, you will get it at all at this place. Proceeding towards the road to development, Jalandhar now includes amazing malls, markets, fun joints as well as colonially famous spots.