Haryana is a great treasure house of pre-historic and historic
culture and has a grand history that dates back to the Vedic age.
Rightly named, Haryana which means 'Land of Greenery and Vegetation',
is predominately agricultural. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab
& Haryana and the language spoken is Punjabi. It is a typical
north Indian city with an interest in Delhi. Historically, Haryana
goes back to Mahabharat times, for it was here, at Kurukshetra,
the epic battle between the Kauravas and the Pandavas. On the Mahabharata
war battlefield, Lord Krishna preached his divine message the Bhagavad
Gita, to Arjuna.
The internationally famous Surajkund Mela, held in the month of
February every year in Haryana, promotes Indian arts and handicrafts.
Kurukshetra Festival and the Mango Festival are amongst the few
other popular annual events held here. The other tourist places
in Haryana are Badhkal Lake, Dabchik, Jungle Babbler, Karna Lake,
Kala teetar, Kingfisher, Parakeet, Magpie, Rajhans, Skylark, Sohna,
Surajkund and Yadvindra Gardens at Pinjore.
Gurgaon city in Haryana, lying on the border of Delhi, close to
the International airport of Delhi is fast becoming the largest
residential and commercial complex in North India.
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