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).[1]

Banga is located in Pakistan
Coordinates: 31°14′N 73°11′E / 31.24°N 73.18°E / 31.24; 73.18Coordinates: 31°14′N 73°11′E / 31.24°N 73.18°E / 31.24; 73.18
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab Pakistan
181 m (594 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5.30 (IST)


Bhagat Singh was born in the village in 1907.[2] 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.[3][4]

An annual memorial fair is held in the village on 23 March, which is the anniversary of Singh's death.[3]


There are two high schools for both boys and girls and many private schools.


  1. ^ "redirect to /world/PK/04/Banga.html".
  2. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Education Tribune".
  3. ^ a b "For Bhagat Singh's memorial in Pakistan, Punjab state of India offers help".
  4. ^ "Bhagat Singh birth place memorial gets a face lift".