Capital Chandigarh Official Language Haryanvi
Haryana is in the upper northern region of India, Punjab, Himachal and the Delhi region share its border, it shares it’s state capital with Punjab and the capital is Chandigarh which in itself is an union territory, Haryanvi is the widely spoken language of Haryana. The major cities are Faridabad, Gurgoan, Rhotak, Hisar and Panipat.
What is Historic?
Sites in Haryana were part of the famous Indus Valley and Vedic Civilizations. Several decisive battles were fought in the area, which shaped much of the history of India. These include the epic battle of Mahabharata at Kurukshetra mentioned in the Hindu mythology (including the recital of the Bhagavad Gita by Krishna), and the three battles of Panipat. In fact Haryana derives its name from 'Ahirana' derived from Ahirs means "Fearless", the people of Haryana are known for bravery, valor and great kinsman ship and have enjoyed pride of place in various armies over centuries, Haryana boasts of a lot of site referential to history through its civilization.
Haryana also has a high literacy rate and has multiple number of educational institutions, there are numerous private and government school for primary and high school education, Gurgaon, Rhotak and Chandigarh have enviable number of colleges and universities providing graduate, post graduate and research education programs, Haryana boasts of some of the finest colleges in technology and management in the country such as NIT Kurukshetra, Management Development Institute and IIM Rohtak. The Government of India is also establishing an Atomic Research Centre and an All India Institute of Medical Studies in Haryana to provide world class education.
Some of the famous dishes from the cuisine of Haryana are:
- Kachri Ki Sabzi
- Singri Ki Sabzi
- Hara Dhania Cholia
- Methi Gajjar
- Kadhi Pakora
- Mixed Dal
- Bathua Raita
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The major attractions and must visit places in Haryana are:
- Firoz Shah Palace Complex
- Asigarh Fort
- Blue Bird Lake
- Deer Park Hisar
- Rakhigarhi Indus Valley Civilisation
Haryana has a rich cultural heritage that dates back to the Vedic period. Dhosi Hill, the ashram of Rishi Chyawyan Kurukshetra – the heart of Mahabaratha war.
- Hisar Airport
- Chandigarh International Airport