Maur is a city and a municipal council in Bathinda district in the Indian state of Punjab.It has a class II Municipal committee, located on the Bathinda- Delhi railway line, and the Bathinda-Mohali (Ajitgarh) state highway (no. 12-A). It is about 30 km from Bathinda city.
The town is said to have been founded by one Maur, a Jat of Mann sub caste. There exists a Gurudwara which is associated with the visit of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. It is said that the guru stayed here for a few days and got rid the villagers of a ghost. A fair is held here one very Amavas.The town is known for the manufacture of agricultural items and shoes.
Maur area is famous for mustard crop in quality as well as quantity. A hub of mustard oil exists here and if we talk of quality, mustard oil of Maur mills carries more value than any place all over India. Maur falls under the famous Cotton Belt (Malwa Region) of Punjab. So this is becoming the hub of cotton ginning and spinning industry.