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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest India north-northwest of Delhi. It is an industrial center and a railroad junction. Population: 1,390,000.

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  • proper n. A large city in India, in the state of Punjab.

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Examples

  • December 6th, 2009 CHANDIGARH/LUDHIANA - With radical Sikh organisations calling for a state wide shutdown Monday to protest against Saturday's violence in Ludhiana, the Punjab Police and administration in all districts of the state was Sunday put on high alert.

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  • LUDHIANA: A group of more than two dozen persons attacked and seriously injured a photojournalist of national daily and another photographer, when he had gone to cover a spot at Civil Hospital, Ludhiana.

    PunjabNewsline News

  • LUDHIANA/PHAGWARA: Ludhiana continued to burn for the third consecutive day on Saturday, when a clash between police and Panthic Sikh organizations †"protesting a religious congregation of Noormahal-based dera Divya Jyoti Jagran Sansthan (DJJS) â€" left one person dead and 12 injured.

    The Times of India

  • November 5th, 2009 LUDHIANA - The Amritsar-New Delhi Swarn Shatabdi was stopped by protesters, who are seeking justice for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, at the Ludhiana railway station Friday morning, officials said.

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  • June 22nd, 2009 LUDHIANA - An air-conditioned Radio taxi service has been introduced in Ludhiana, which makes it the third city after Mohali and Amritsar to have such a facility in Punjab.

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  • LUDHIANA - The Swaran Shatabdi from Amritsar to Delhi was stopped near Ludhiana by 1984 riot victims on Friday morning.

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  • LUDHIANA/CHANDIGARH: Curfew was imposed in areas under five police stations in Punjab's industrial capital, Ludhiana, on Friday when protesting migrant labourers resorted to stone-throwing and arson at some places along Grand Trunk Road, resulting in violent reactions from groups of local youths.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Ludhiana, which is Asia's biggest industrial city and home to big brands like Hero and Oswal groups, attracts thousands of migrants from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and other states every year for jobs.

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  • UNDP studies have also indicated that several small and tiny units have been closed in industrial clusters such as Ludhiana, Coimbatore and Rajkot leading to substantial loss of jobs.

    How the Financial Crisis Threatens the Rural Indian Boom

  • The people most adversely affected by their lax immigration policy are the lower working class who have lost out on jobs to the incomers and of course those who dislike their town resembling Ludhiana rather than Lancashire.

    Labour talking tough on immigration

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