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Punjab kaise bana? punjab ko punjab kyoun kaha jata hian?

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Asked by Rakesh Rakesh, 03 Sep '07 09:39 am
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Punj = five & Ab= water. Land of five rivers came to be known as Punjab.
Answered by Anita Setalvad, 03 Sep '07 09:42 am

 
  
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Panch Nadiyan Jahan hai Wo Punj - Aab (Jal, Pani)
Answered by yogesh joshi, 03 Sep '07 09:40 am

 
  
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Ravinder Sodhi has answered it perfectly.
Answered by amal deobhakta, 03 Sep '07 11:29 am

 
  
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PUNJAB means land of five rivers-ravi,beas,Sutluj.Jumna and Jhelum.Before that the name was SAPATSINDHU means land of seven rivers.
Answered by Ravinder Sodhi, 03 Sep '07 09:41 am

 
  
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The Punjab, called Pentapotamia by the Greeks, derives its name from two Persian words, panj (five), an aab (water, having reference to the five rivers which confer on the country).

Also said that Punjab is an Indo-Iranian word meaning "the land of five rivers".


But the meaning is same wherever the word is derived from
PUNJAB IS LAND OF FIVE RIVERS.

Punjab, a region in Northern India and the east side of Pakistan, has a long history and rich cultural heritage. The people of the Punjab are called Punjabis and they speak a language called Punjabi. The three main religions in the area are Sikhism, Hinduism, and Islam. The region has been invaded and ruled by many different empires and races, including the Aryans, Persians, Greeks, Egyptians, Afghans, and Mongols. Around the time of the 15th Century, Guru Nanak Dev founded the Sikh religion, which quickly came to prominence in the region, and shortly afterwards, Maharaja Ranjit Singh reformed the Punjab into a secular and p ...more
Answered by Raj Kumar, 03 Sep '07 03:15 pm

 
  
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