In the year 1699, Sri Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhs, visited Talwandi and stayed here for about a year.He blessed this place as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’. ‘Guru Ki Kashi’ means Place of Knowledge and Learning.
Rakesh Sharma, AC, Hero of the Soviet Union, (born 13 January 1949) is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched April 3, 1984, as part of the Intercosmos programme. Sharma was the first Indian to travel in space.
Kejriwal was in Ludhiana on the last day of his five-day tour of Punjab during which he visited various cities including Jalandhar, Amritsar, Ferozepur, Sangrur and Bathinda to reach out to people ahead of 2017 Assembly polls.