Dakha, a famous village of Dist. Ludhiana is situated between Ludhiana and Jagraon on the Ludhiana Ferozepur Highway. In literary circles, this village is known for the literary figure “Baba Bohar” S. Sant Singh Sekhon. For many others, it is famous as the village of General Sant Singh Sekhon, who remained the officiating Head of the Army for some period and whose farm was visited by then Prime Minister of India Smt. Indira Gandhi.
Guru Tegh Bahadur National College Dakha was established in the year 1971. Initially started a purely Arts college the college has now blossomed into a multifaculty postgraduate college having courses such as B.A. with skill oriented courses such as Fashion Designing, Proposed to be started from session 2018-19- Advertisement and sales management, Computer Applications and Functional English, B.Com with choice of honours, MCom, MA Punjabi, MA History and Post graduate Diploma in Computer Applications.
S. Jiwa Singh of this village donated his entire land for this noble cause in 1971.