Nestled beautifully on the banks of the River Sutlej, Sri Ganganagar is located in the colourful state of Rajasthan in close vicinity to the Great Thar desert. It is situated near the borders of Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab states and the international border of India and Pakistan. It is amid one of the biggest districts of Rajasthan and the administrative headquarters of Ganganagar District.
Shri Ganganagar city guide is incomplete without a mention of the Laila Majnu ki Mazar, the famous lovers known in the Indian history, Hindumalkot, Gauri Shankar Temple and Balaji Dham. The city is widely known as "The food basket of Rajasthan" and "Green district of Rajasthan". Sri Ganganagar is subjugated by Punjabi civilization and is also famous as ‘The Punjab of Rajasthan’ because the region was primarily inhabited by Punjabi Hindus and Sikhs.
The name of the city is after Maharaja Shri Ganga Singh Bahadur who was the king of Bikaner. The major source of livelihood of locals derives from agricultural activity. Wheat, Guar, sugar cane, bajra and grams are the prime cash crops which are grown in the district.