Baba Bakala is a historical town and Tehsil in the Amritsar district in East Punjab (India).
Baba Bakala is closely associated with the 9th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. The Guru meditated here for full twenty years. There is a holy Gurudwara Sahib in his memory.
Baba Bakala is located at , on Jalandhar-Batala road, in the Amritsar district of Indian Punjab only 40 km from the Amritsar city.
According to the 2001 census, the town has the total population of 6,996 with 1,249 households, 3,624 males and 3,372 females. Thus males constitutes 52% and females 48% of the population with the sex ratio of 930 females per thousand males.
Sikhism is the main religion of the town. Other minorites includes Hinduism, Islam and Jainism.