The Gurdwara is built in the memory of Guru Gobind Singh. During the reign of the
Mughal dynasty, the Guru travelled on horseback through Raikot, Jatpura and Manuke
and reached Mehdiana. Impressed by the beauty of that place and the pure water of
its pond he decided to rest there for a few days.
Gurdwara Mehdiana Sahib is famous for its architecture
and monuments depicting important events in Sikh history. The gurdwara is also commonly
known as the School of Sikh History. A beautiful sarovar and greenery all around
with birds chirping on the tall trees have made this place a heavenly abode for pilgrims.
In the vicinity of this Gurdwara are the sculptures and statues of Sikh warriors
who not only laid their lives for the sake of the religion but also endured torture
at the hands of the Mughals. These statues depict soldiers, women and children being
cut to pieces. Some sculptures show Bhai Ghanaiya, one of the soldiers of Guru Gobind
Singh ji, serving water not only to the wounded soldiers in their own army but also
to wounded enemy soldiers. Through these sculptures Lakha not only aimed to depict
history but also to educate people that religion was more important than their lives.He
felt it was better to sacrifice one's life than to accept injustice and cruelty and
lose one's self-respect.The gurdwara is a fine specimen of Sikh architecture. Crores
of rupees have been spent on its construction. Exquisite meenakari work can be seen
here. For the entertainment of children there is a mini zoo, which houses rare animals.
This zoo is in the form of a fort.
Dhudike Dhudike is the birthplace of Lala Lajpat Rai, one of the most prominent patriots
of India. Village Dhudike is famous not in Punjab level but also on the world level.
This village has its own history. It has made a special position in the world and
it is also necessary to maintain it. The villagers made a great contribution in struggle
for India's freedom though it was a Revolt of 1857, Incident of Kamagatamaru or efforts
of Gadri Babas. Many of the freedom fighters born in this village, who contributed
lot directly or indirectly in the struggle for India's freedom.
Kashmiri Park and Nehru Park
Moga has parks known as Kashmiri Park and Nehru Park which adds to the beauty of
Geeta Bhawan a great temple is also at South of Moga City.
Gurudwara Lohgarh Sahib - Dina
Gurdwara Lohgarh Sahib is situated in the village Dina, 15 km south of Nihal Singh
Wala, in the Moga district of Punjab. Guru Gobind Singh visited the village Dina
on his way to Muktsar. Here Chaudharis, Lakmir and Shamir, grandsons of Rai Jodh,
a devoted disciple of sixth Guru Hargobind, looked him after with great devotion.
Here Guruji discarded his blue dress of Uch Ka Pir. Till then very few people knew
that Uch Ka Pir was none else but the Tenth Master. Nawab of Sirhind Wazir Khan also
got the news about the Guru and consequently directed the Chaudhary to arrest the
Guru and send him to Sirhind. A man of- steadfast faith Shamir after consulting his
brother wrote back, "Just as you hold your 'Pir' in high respect, we too are dedicated
to the service of our Guru. Since he loves all, we cannot carry out your orders and
we would beg to be excused." The Gurdwara built at Dina in memory of Guruji is called
Nestle Moga is one of the biggest private companies in milk business in Punjab. This
factory is as food processing Plant of its own kind in North India. Nestle India.
The Company started milk collection in Moga in 1961 with a collection of 511 Kgs
of milk from 180 farmers. It has substantially expanded its operations with over
85,000 farmers in its own milk district. Nestlé uses local raw materials and develops
local resources wherever possible. Milk Collection Centres with farm cooling tanks
to preserve the quality of milk were established by the Company.The annual fresh
milk intake of the Moga factory has risen from less than 12,000 tons in 1970 to 240,000
tons from 85,000 farmers in 2003. In order to achieve this impressive growth Nestlé
India has supported a system of sustainable dairy farming. These sustainable methods
involve field staff who provide technical assistance to milk suppliers and farmers
about animal health, cattle breeding, fodder production and irrigation.
The regular milk payments and sustainable methods over the past decade have improved
the livelihoods of tens of thousands of small-scale farmers in the region. They have
had a positive social impact on the community and rural economy of Moga as a whole.
Gurudwara Nanaksar Sahib( Village Takhtupura)
Gurdwara Nanaksar Sahib is situated in village Takhtupura. It is 32 km southeast
of Moga city. Village Takhtupura was sanctified by the visits of Guru Nanak Dev Ji,
Guru Har Gobind Ji and Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Separate Shrines dedicated to each one
of them are located there around a beautiful Sarovar Nanaksar. Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi
Pehli: This Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Pehli is on the bank of Nanaksar Sarovar, commemorates
the visit of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guruji came to this village along with Bhai Mardana
and Bhai Bala. Guruji had a dialogue with Sidha Yogis who lived on a nearby mound.
Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Dasvin
Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Dasvin located on the eastern side of the Nanaksar Sarovar
is associated with Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Guruji came to Takhtupura on his way from
Chakar to Dina in December 1705 A.D. He is said to have bathed in the Sarovar. Sant
Darbara Singh of Lapon got this building constructed in the year 1962.