The five rivers are Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum.
The Literacy rate in Punjab is 76.68 percent, with male literacy at 81.48 percent and female literacy at 71.34 percent.In figures, the total literates in Punjab are 18,988,611 out of which 10,626,788 are males and 8,361,823 are females.The following is an informative table which provides district wise figures of population, growth, sex ratio, literacy and density in Punjab.The same-sex ‘wedding’ of Manjit Kaur, a warden for the Punjab state government, and a 27-year-old woman who was reportedly her girlfriend is possibly a first in the state, and one of the very, very few such ceremonies to have got social acceptance in this country.The video and pictures of the ceremony on April 22 went viral, and people applauded the families of the two, who are seen enjoying the shaadi with much dhoom-dhaam.The Map showing sex ratio in Punjab as per 2011 census of India.
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The major cities that form an integral part of the state include Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Bathinda and Anandpur Sahib.
Apart from the aforementioned cities, Kapurthala, Tarn Taran Sahib and Patiala also are situated in the state of Punjab.
The state has seen a lot of ups and downs during the years of freedom struggle and has developed to be one of the strongest states in India with respect to the economical conditions.
Some of the most influential and powerful leaders of the country have emerged from this state and the current Prime Minister of the country also hails from the state of Punjab.
Punjab is a well-known state in India that is located at the northwest end of the country.