Attari also spelled Atari, is a village of Amritsar Districtin the Punjab state of India, 3 Km from the Indo-Pakistani border at Wagah. It is situated 25 km west of the sikh holy city of Amritsar, and is the last Indian station on the rail route connecting Lahore, Pakistan with the Indian capital Delhi. Attari village was the native village of Sardar Sham Singh Attariwala, one of the generals int he army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Over the year, trade regulation between the India and Pakistan have been eased, especially after 2007, annual trade through road increased from Rs 6.5 billion in 2010-2011 after the integrated Check Post (ICP) was opened at Attari on April 13, 2012 to improve road trade, around 500 trucks have been crossing the border every day.
It is the starting point of the National Highway 1 part of the historic Grand Trunk Road and is Also part of Ah1, the longest route of the Asian Highway Network. The Samjhauta Express, the train service that actually crosses the international border, the only train that runs from Attari railway station to Wagah, Pakistan a distance of 3 k.
Administratively attari is one of the five sub-tehsil and a block in amritsar lok sabha constituency. 9. Sub- tehsil building Attari 10. Attari Block building bus stand attari, branch of OBC bank and state Bank of India, Virk green farm Bus stand Attari and govt. sr sec School (Boys) (Girls)...