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Last Updated:18/03/2016

About 16 Kms. from Jalandhar towards Amritsar, lies Kartarpur, a small town known mostly for its furniture industry. It is a historical place and there is a Gurudwara which was got erected in 1656 by the fifth Guru Arjan Dev Ji. The Gurudwara is worth-seeing and every year on the birth anniversary of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, a fair is held here and a large number of people from all over the country congregate to pay homage to the Guru.

Kartarpur is also kuown as the birth place of Swami Virjanand, who was the teacher of Swami Dayanand Saraswati, the illustrious founder of the Arya Samaj. A memorial (Guru Virjanand Smark) has been constructed in his memory.

The Kartarpur Town of Jalandhar District is also well known for the manufacturing of Artistic wooden furniture of different varieties. State Govt. has also opened the Artistic Wooden Furniture Centre in Kartarpur to train the Entrepreneurs in the latest design of wooden furniture. However, Kartarpur also have good artisan manufacturers of furniture. The furniture prepared in Kartarpur is marketed in the other States of the country.