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Locality Name : Kukanet ( ਕੁਕਨੇਟ )
Tehsil Name : Bhunga
District : Hoshiarpur
State : Punjab
Language : Punjabi and Hindi
Current Time 12:34 PM
Date: Sunday , Apr 22,2018 (IST)
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation / Altitude: 239 meters. Above Seal level
Telephone Code / Std Code: 01886

Assembly constituency : Sham Chaurasi assembly constituency
Assembly MLA : Mohinder Kaur Josh
Lok Sabha constituency : Hoshiarpur parliamentary constituency
Parliament MP : Vijay Sampla
Serpanch Name :
Pin Code : 144206
Post Office Name : Dholbaha
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Kukanet current Weather     
Current Temperature is 22 °C

Humidity: 53%
Wind : From NW at 13 kph
observeed on Sun Time: 09:40:04
Kukanet Weather Forecast for Next 3 days
18°C to 33°C
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Kukanet is a beautiful village located in Bhunga Block of District Hoshiarpur in Punjab. Kukanet is situated in the low hills of Shivalik ranges of the which extends across the whole of northern India. The district head quarter Hoshiarpur is about 40 km away from Kukanet. It is approximately 175 Kms away from Chandigarh. Kukanet is located at the border of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The closest town of Himachal Pradesh under District Una is Daulatpur to Kukanet. 
Nearby villages include Dholbaha (13 km), Baroom(shares the boundary), Bahera(7 km). Although the nearest post office is in Dholbaha, but Kukanet has a branch post office as well. Kukanet's pincode is 144206.

Occupation - The main occupation of people is Agriculture, Forestry to be specific. Although most of the youth in Kukanet have also joined Armed Forces to further their own ambitions. Colonel Teja Singh from Kukanet got Vir Chakra for displaying courage and leadership when his battalion was running short of ammunition and water. Not only did he manage to contact his battalion headquarters but also was able to withdraw his men safely amidst heavy shelling by the Pakistani army in the 1965 battle.

Education - Kukanet has a Punjab government secondary school. It has been running since mid 1930s. Initially it was just a primary school and was consequently made into a middle school in 1968. And finally it was made into a secondary school in 1993. The school caters to about 120 kids each year from the village itself.

The nearest graduate colleges are located in Haryana town(25 kms from Kukanet) and Hoshiarpur City(40 kms from Kukanet).

Health Services: The nearest primary health center is located in village Dholbaha. The nearest full fledged  government hospital enabled with emergency services is located in Haryana town(appx 25 kms from Kukanet.)

Travel :  There are 3 buses commuting between Kukanet and Haryana(town) everyday. Dadwal Transports is the main service provider. 
From Haryana to Kukanet - 8:30 AM, 1:30 PM, 6:00 PM.
From Kukanet to Haryana - 7:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 3:15 PM.

Places to visit:
The places to look for near Kukanet are the Dholbaha Dam, the archaeological museum located in Dholbaha.
The Museum - Dholbaha was once a thriving center of Cultural and Religious activity and served as a pivot of the trade route. This place has been a place of habitation right from the very early times; the archaelogical discoveries have related it's antiquities to the Pleistocene period. Fossils and stone tools found in the picturesque valley indicate the appearance of early man, here in the region. Most of the artifacts were imperishable such as Chopper-Chopping tools and hand axes. Due to availability of necessary amenities, various civilizations flourished in Dholbaha region. Presence of fossils and beautiful sand stone sculptures of medieval period underlines the importance of Dholbaha and tends to establish the fact that Dholbaha valley was occupied by the affluent iconolatry at various images.
Most of the antiquities have been shifted to Vishvesvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Sadhu Ashram, 4 km south east of city Hoshiarpur. VVIS&IS, Sadhu Ashram is a part Sanskrit department of Panjab University, Chandigarh.

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                      About Kukanet

Kukanet is a Village in Bhunga Tehsil in Hoshiarpur District of Punjab State, India. It is located 29 KM towards North from District head quarters Hoshiarpur. 14 KM from Bhunga. 164 KM from State capital Chandigarh

Kukanet Pin code is 144206 and postal head office is Dholbaha .

Tappa ( 4 KM ) , Phaphial ( 4 KM ) , Kort ( 4 KM ) , Dholbaha ( 4 KM ) , Ramtatwali ( 5 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Kukanet. Kukanet is surrounded by Gagret Tehsil towards East , Talwara Tehsil towards North , Dasuya Tehsil towards west , Hoshiarpur-I Tehsil towards South .

Dasua , Hoshiarpur , Urmar Tanda , Talwara are the near by Cities to Kukanet.

Kukanet 2011 Census Details

Kukanet Local Language is Punjabi. Kukanet Village Total population is 897 and number of houses are 218. Female Population is 49.3%. Village literacy rate is 75.7% and the Female Literacy rate is 37.6%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 897
Total No of Houses 218
Female Population % 49.3 % ( 442)
Total Literacy rate % 75.7 % ( 679)
Female Literacy rate 37.6 % ( 337)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 0.0 % ( 0)
Scheduled Caste Population % 12.4 % ( 111)
Working Population % 37.2 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 99
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 33.3 % ( 33)

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Politics in Kukanet

SAD , BJP , INC are the major political parties in this area.

Polling Stations /Booths near Kukanet

1)Govt.high.school Kangmai(w.s)
2)Govt.elem.school Bainstanwal
3)Govt.elem.school. Sandhran Sodia
4)Govt.elem.school Talwandi Kanungoan
5)Govt.elem.school Dholwaha(e S)


By Rail

There is no railway station near to Kukanet in less than 10 km. How ever Jalandhar City Rail Way Station is major railway station 62 KM near to Kukanet

Colleges near Kukanet

Garhshankar Technical Institute
Address : Nagal Road, Garhshankar
City College(proposed)c
Address : City College,village Punj,p.o.lehli Kalan,mahilpur Subdivision,hoshiarpur.
Sant Shardha Ram Degree College For Women
Address : Educational Institutes managed By Dharam Arth Charitable Trust Shri Om Darbar nandachaur , Bapu Om Narayan Dutt Marg (bhogpur Bulowal Road) , Near Bus Station , Vpo-nandachaur, Distt. Hosiarpur Punjab-146114
Govt College Hoshiarpur
Address :
Babbar Akali Memorial Khalsa College Garhshankar
Address : Anandpur Sahib Road Garhshankar

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Ghs Kukanet
Address : kukanet , bhunga , hoshiarpur , Punjab . PIN- 144206 , Post - Dholbaha

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