Barnala is a city cum district in the state of Punjab of India. It was formed District in 2006.It is a center point of variour districts as Sangrur, Bathinda, Mansa, Moga, Ludhiana. It is situated in the Malwa Region of Punjab. Barnala district is famous for great personalities as Lt. Surjit Singh Barnala (Ex. Governer), Ram Sarup Ankhi (writer), Om Parkash Gaso (Punjabi Writer) etc. As per provisional data of 2011 census Barnala had a population of 116,449, out of which males were 62,554 and females were 53,895. The literacy rate was 79.59 per cent. Barnala is a Sikh majority city with approximately 50.37% of city population following Sikhism. A large number of educational institutes providing different types of courses are situated in Barnala as S.D.