The historical backdrop of Jalandhar goes back to the season of the Mahabharata. It is accepted to have been named after an evil spirit ruler named ‘Jalandhar’. Another hypothesis expresses that it was the capital of the kingdom of Luv, child of Lord Rama. It is likewise said that the city dervies its name from the word ‘Jalandhar’, which means ‘the zone inside water’, alluding to the waterways of Beas and Sutlej. Under the standard of the Katoch line, it was called as ‘Trigartta’. Jalandhar was additionally a piece of the Indus Valley human advancement, as indicated by the archeological investigations as of late. As indicated by present day history, the area of Jalandhar was where the Khilafat Movement was begun in mid 1920s, so as to pressurize the British to change their approach towards Turkey. Mahatma Gandhi bolstered this development. Under the Seditious Meetings Act, Jalandhar District was announced as ‘broadcasted territory’. After the freedom of India, mutual mobs influenced the locale. This prompted the mass migration of minority networks from the two India just as Pakistan, as an outcome of the parcel of the nation.
The closest airplane terminal is Jalandhar(Adampur) air terminal northwest of Jalandhar which at present handles just booked task on lady flights of private bearer Spicejet to Delhi. The closest completely fledged International Airport is Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in Amritsar. It is one of the busiest air terminals in North India,and is associated with different pieces of the nation by standard flights. A few carriers work flights from abroad, including Birmingham, Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Doha. The air terminal handles upwards of 48 flights each week up from the incidental, irregular ones a few years prior.
Direct train administration is accessible for other real urban communities like Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Patna, Guwahati, Pune, Haridwar, Varanasi, Jaipur and Jammu Tawi. Some lofty trains that end in Jalandhar City railroad station are Howrah Mail, Golden Temple Mail (Frontier Mail), New-Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express, Paschim Express. Presently numerous trains of Jammu course are stretch out up to Mata Vaishno Devi-Katra.
Jalandhar City Railway Station is very much associated with different pieces of the nation, Jalandhar City is a noteworthy stop between the Amritsar-Delhi rail connect which is overhauled by Shatabdi Express, Intercity Express, and others
Direct Service to significant urban communities, for example, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Patna, Guwahati, Pune, Haridwar, Varanasi, Jaipur and Jammu Tawi are accessible. There are lofty administrations, for example, the Howrah Mail, Golden Temple Mail (Frontier Mail), New-Delhi Amritsar Shatabdi Express, Paschim Express.
There is one of the biggest system of transport administrations of Punjab at Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh ISBT(JALANDHAR), Himachal, Delhi, Haryana, Pepsu, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh,Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Rajasthan State Roadways, aside from private administrators.