The region has an area of about 23,360 square miles (60,500 square km); it is approximately 500 miles (805 km) in length and 60 miles (97 km) in width. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. [5], The British raj divided the Doab into three administrative districts, viz., Upper Doab (Meerut), Middle Doab (Agra) and Lower Doab (Allahabad). [3] The most populous city in the area is Lahore on the Pakistani side and Amritsar on the Indian side of the border. It is similar to an interfluve. Majha (Punjabi: ਮਾਝਾ (Gurmukhi), ماجھا (Shahmukhi); Mājhā) is a region located in the central parts of the historical Punjab region split between India and Pakistan.

mixed) or bangar for many centuries and different agricultural tax rates applied based on a tiered land-productivity scale. The prefix ‘Upper’ was added only when a second canal known as Lower Bari Doab Canal was dug.
[3] In the Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, R. S. McGregor defines it as from Persian do-āb (دوآب, literally "two [bodies] of water") "a region lying between and reaching to the confluence of two rivers (esp. Punjab Through the Ages. The British raj divided the Doab into three administrative districts, viz., Upper Doab, Middle Doab and Lower Doab. [citation needed], The Bari Doab (considerable portion of the Bari Doab is Majha[7]) lies between the Ravi and the Beas rivers.

[6], The word "Mājhā" means the "central" or the "heartland". Four districts of Indian state of Punjab – Amritsar, Tarn Taran, Gurdaspur, and Pathankot. [7] It includes a considerable portion of the Bari Doab (the region between the rivers Beas and Ravi) and the Rechna Doab (the region between the rivers Ravi and Chenab), and a smaller portion of the Jech Doab region (the region between the rivers Jhelum and Chenab).[8]. The Indian state of Punjab has continued to recognize the Majha region through maintaining the districts that have historically belonged to the Majha region.

Other articles where Bāri Doab is discussed: Indus River: Irrigation: …the irrigation system of the Bari Doab and the Sutlej Valley Project—originally designed as one scheme—into two parts. Under the canal closure programme, he said Punjab's lower Jhelum and Rasul Qadirabad Link would remain closed from Dec 26 to Jan 12 while Qadirabad Baloki Link from Dec 27 to Jan 13, central Bari Doab canals from Dec 27 to Jan 13 and Lower Bari Doab, Baloki, Sulemanki Link from Dec 29 to Jan 15. The headwork fell to India while the canals ran through Pakistan. [1] It extends north from the right banks[note 1] of the river Beas, and reaches as far north as the river Jhelum.

Doab (English: /ˈdoʊɑːb/) is a term used in South Asia[1] for the tract[2][1] of land lying between two converging, or confluent, rivers. [citation needed], The Jech Doab (also Chaj Doab) (small portion of the Jech Doab is Majha[7]) lies between the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers. Le Rechna Doab. The word "Mājhā" means the "central" or the "heartland". The headwork fell to India while the canals ran through Pakistan. Le Sind Sagar Doab. The Majha region is geographically located in the middle (or central part) of the historic Punjab region, hence giving it the name Majha.

Kanvar, Ajay Tiwari, Arun Nehra, Deepak Suri, K.N. During the partition of India in 1947, the Majha region of Punjab was split between India and Pakistan when the Indian Punjab and Pakistani Punjab were formed.

Bari Doab Bank Ltd Vs. Union of India and Ors Judgment Dated 12-11-1997 of High Court of Punjab and Haryana having citation (1998) 1 RCR (CIVIL) 244 , PLR (1998) 118 1 135 , include bench Judge HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE JAWAHAR LAL GUPTAHON'BLE MR. JUSTICE R.L.ANAND having Advocates For the Appearing Parties A.K.
The Doab designates the flat alluvial tract between the Ganges and Yamuna rivers extending from the Sivalik Hills to the two rivers' confluence at Allahabad.