Famous people from Haryana

Haryana, a small state in India with less than 1.5% of the population has seen it all – from Lord Krishna’s Geeta sermons in Kurukshetra and the battle of Mahabharata to the 3 battles of Panipat which decided the fate of India in history.

Some famous people from state are:

  • Vinod Khosla – Co-founder of Sun Microsystems
  • Kalpana Chawla – Astronaut
  • Sushma Swaraj – Foreign Minister of India
  • Arvind Kejriwal – Founder of AAP party
  • Baba Ramdev – Yoga Guru and now an Industrialist
  • Vijayendra Singh – World Boxing Champion
  • General V K Singh – Minister in India and former Army General
  • Liaqat Ali Khan – Co-founder and first prime minister of Pakistan
  • Sher Shah Suri – Founder of Suri dynasty who created GT Road – the longest road in Sub-continent
  • Hemu – Ruler of Delhi who fought Moghul Akbar in 2nd battle of Panipat
  • Maharana Ranjit Singh – who founded Sikh Empire in 18th century
  • Lala Lajpat Rai – famous freedom fighter around 1915

Besides this, there are numerous in Sports as 50% of all India’s medals in Asian Games are from this state alone.

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