Banga (Urdu: بانگا), the birthplace of Bhagat Singh, is a village of Faisalabad District (previously called Lyallpur) in the Punjab state of Pakistan. It is located at 31°24'0N 73°18'0E with an altitude of 181 metres (597 feet).
|Elevation||181 m (594 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5.30 (IST)|
Bhagat Singh was born in the village in 1907. The Government of Pakistan has declared it to be a national heritage site and the Government of Punjab, India has offered help for the purchase and setting up of a world-class memorial.
An annual memorial fair is held in the village on 23 March, which is the anniversary of Singh's death.
There are two high schools for both boys and girls and many private schools.
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