S.Bhagwan Singh Dua, founder and mentor of Eagle Motel, came from West Punjab (now in Pakistan) after partition to Rajpura , District of Patiala. In the year 1952 at just the age of 14, he started a small eatery opposite Railway Station at Rajpura, by the name of Bhagwan Dhaba. He was one man army right from cooking to serving customers.
After years of hardship, he converted the dhaba into a hotel. Further, he started a filling station in 1969 by the name of Bhagwan Service Station, which is now one of the oldest Petrol Station in Punjab. He shifted his eatery to Sher Shah Suri Marg which is now called National Highway 1 and named it “EAGLE MOTEL”.
What started as a small road side eatery is now spread over 3 acres. S. Bhagwan Singh Dua, with his grit and hardwork transformed his small venture into a landmark at the Gateway of Punjab.Carrying on to his legacy , are his two sons S.Gurinder Singh Dua and S. Amarjit Singh Dua who are taking care of the business after S.Bhagwan Singh passed away in 2006 . With more than 40 years of experience and a young dynamic team “Eagle Motel ” has become a name which many associate with quality and excellence.