Mandi Dabwali is a town in the North Indian state of Haryana. It is located in the Sirsa district and is located right on the border which separates Haryana from the neighbouring Punjab. The town is a regional hub for the production of open jeeps. The city of Bhiwani, located deep within Haryana lies 214 km south-east of the town. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Bhatinda at a distance of 40 km north-east of the town.
Places to Stay
There are a couple of good budget hotels in Bhatinda. Some of the options which are worth a try are Landmark Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Garga Residency (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Aashiana (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Haryanvi. Hindi is also widely used and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Lohri in January, Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in the region lie in Bhatinda, among which Qila Mubarak, Bahia Fort, Lakhi Jungle, Rose Garden, Zoological Garden, Peer Haji Rattan Dargah, Dhobi Bazar and Thermal Lake are the major attractions.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sahnewal Airport in Ludhiana at a distance of 197 km.
The town has a fairly moderate railway station in its midst.
Mostly state transport buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. A few smaller private operators are also active. Book bus ticket online from the comfort of your home with just a click of a mouse.