Transportation in Haryana

Transportation in Haryana

  • Haryana earned the status of a full-fledged state on 1st Nov. 1966, after the reorganization of Punjab.
  • It is bounded by Uttar Pradesh is east. Punjab in the northwest, Himachal Pradesh in north and Rajasthan in the south and can be divided into two natural areas, sub-Himalayan, Terai and Indo-Gangetic plain.
  • The plain is fertile and slopes from north to south with its height averaging 700 to 900 ft. above sea level.
  • Agriculture is the mainstay of more than 65% of people of Haryana.
  • The State has witnessed a rapid growth is food grain production due to crop intensification and has rightly earned the epitaph of Green Land of India.
  • Haryana also has a strong industrial base. It produces the largest number of tractors in the country and is also known for handloom products.
  • Panipat is known as the Weaver’s city of India, as exquisite hand-tufted woolen carpets and colorful handloom products are produced over here.
  • Haryana is also very rich in culture and heritage.
  • The State was the home of Bharata dynasty, which has given the name Bharat to India.
  • Haryana finds mention in the epic Mahabharata, as the great battle between kaurvas' and Pandavas was fought at Kurukshetra.
  • It has also witnessed three most important historical battles at Panipat.
  • Haryana is not endowed with many famous tourist destinations but has taken full advantage of its location by promoting Highway Tourism, with its network of 46 excellent Tourist Complexes, run by the Haryana Tourism.

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