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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