Haryana is one of the 29 states in India, located in northern part of the country. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1November 1966 on linguistic as well as on cultural basis. It is ranked 22nd in terms of area with less than 1.4% of India's land area. Chandigarh is the state capital, Faridabad in National Capital Region is the most populous city of the state and Gurugram is a leading financial hub of NCR with major Fortune 500 companies located in it. Haryana has 6 administrative divisions, 22 districts, 72 sub-divisions, 93 revenue tehsils, 50 sub-tehsils, 140 community development blocks, 154 cities and towns, 6,848 villages and 6222 villages panchayats.
The blast in Samjhauta Express took place near Panipat in Haryana on February 18, 2007, when the train was on its way to Attari in Amritsar, the last railway station on the Indian side. DNA - Published
"We have added #chowkidar to our names and you have a problem with that. You should also prefix #Pappu to your names and we will have no objection," Vij tweeted. 'Pappu' is used by BJP to mock Congress.. IndiaTimes - Published