State Name: Haryana
According to Hindu mythology, the Lord Brahma created the universe here on the banks of the river saraswati and the king Kuru identified this place for embedding holiness with eight intrinsic worth’s. These were forgiveness, kindness, purity, charity, yagya, austerity, truth and brahmacharya. Jat people and Yaduvanshi Ahris are the major ethnic groups in Haryana.
The state was formed on 1st November 1966. The city Chandigarh serves as the capital of both Haryana and Punjab. Chandigarh is also one of the Union Territory of India.
Haryana is boarded by Punjab, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. In Sanskrit the name Haryana means “the abode of God”. Haryana is