From the historical point of view, the important place in the district is Talwandi Sabo
(Damdama Sahib) connected with the history of Sikhs.
village of Talwandi tehsil popularly known as Damdama Sahib situated 18 miles south of
Bathinda. It is the venue of colourful Baisakhi fair. After his fierest battle with the
Mughals at Anandpur Sahib, Chamkaur Sahib and Muktsar, Guru Gobind Singh retired to the
jungle of Malwa. He relaxed and took rest (Dam) at Talwandi Sabo and hence its name
Damdama Sahib. The Guru stayed here nine months and nine days. He made the place a Centre
for spreading his mission and hence its name Guru-ki- Kanshi. He re-dictated Adi-Granth
here and called the place as Khalse Da Takhat. A seal was also prepared bearing the
"Akal Sahai Guru Gobind Singh ji ki Jagha-Takhat Damdama Sahib ji
This place had been visited earlier by Guru Teg Bahadur, the father of Guru Gobind
Singh. Damdama Sahib is also the headquarters of Nihangs. There are ten Gurudwaras and
The three tanks are; Nanksar Sarover, Akalsar Saroveer and Gurusar Sarover. The first
named tank is associated with Guru Nanak Dev ji who is said to have visited this village
in 1510 A.,D. during his second Pad Yatra to Rajputana. The Akalsar Sarover is associated
with Guru Gobind Singhji and a sip of water from it is believed to be a safeguard against
any disease and scourage. The Gurusar Sarover is said to have been dug up under the orders
of Guru Teg Bahadurji.
Maisar Khana mandir 29 km from Bathinda on Bathinda-Mansa Road. According to a legend, the
jyoti of Mata Jawala appeared to give darshan to a poor devotee who could not reach durga
temple at Jawala Ji.
Every year, Two Melas are held where lacs of devotees come to have Darshan of Jawala
is around 6 km from Bathinda. A Zoological park and Tourist complex for riding children
park, Lawns for picnic.
The old awe-inspiring retic of its past splendour is the fort at Bathinda which is
biggest than its competitors at Lahore, Phillour and Hanumangarh. It stands as a gigantic
sentinel in the heart of the town.
Every year, Sri Guru Gobind Singhji also stayed in this fort. It has long fascinating
history behind it.
Rose Garden is a 10 acre garden, popular for the large varieties of roses that grow here.
Located close to the city, it is a frequented picnic spot.
National Fetilizers Ltd.
National Fertilizer Ltd. is a Urea fertilizers productivity complex with a capacity of
1550 M.T. of Urea per day. It contributed significantly for the development of District
Bathinda catering to demands of the people.
Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant & Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant.
Nank Dev Thermal Plant has four units of 210 MW capacity each for power generation .
Recently another thermal plant at Lehra Muhabat has also come up to meet the increasing
demands of power. This plant has two units of 210 MW capacity for power generation.