Hungama Kids brings to you a distinct series about Incredible India. Let us visit the state of Haryana. Also known as A Pioneer in Highway Tourism. Come lets more know more about it.
Welcome to the 8th episode of Incredible India. In this episode, We are going to explore the state of “Haryana” So come and join us on the amazing trip.
Hello, Namaste and Welcome everybody. Did you guys recognized me? I am your guide Prachi. So Guys packs your bags and get ready as we going take you to the state where the language and the dialect of this state is not just a language but also a way of conveying emotions while speaking like "How are you". Did you get it? No?
This state where several historic battles were fought, including the epic battle of Mahabharat at Kurukhshetra and the three famous wars of Panipat? Yes ..you got it right. We will be talking about Haryana. So. let's start the journey.
I am back. Today I will tell you about many facts of Haryana
The state of Haryana is located here..just above our country capital Delhi. This state was formed on 1st Nov 1966 and one more interesting fact it shares it’s capital with Punjab..which is Chandigarh. Do you know the meaning of it's name? The first part "Hari" means God and the second part "ayana" means Home, It literally means 'abode of God'. It is beleived that Saints and Monks had written and created ancient Vedas, on the banks of river Saraswati. Also, one can find remains of Harappa civilization in the districts of Rakhgiri & Hisar.
The main language of Haryana is 'Haryanvi' which is funny in it's own way. The religion distribution pattern here is Hinduism – 87%, Muslims – 7%, Sikhs 5% & 1% others religions. Haryana divided into 4 main regions – Ambala, Gurgaon, Rohtak & Hisar.
Do you know that Haryana is the first state in India to have 100 % rural electrification? Wow that’s amazing. The famous personalities from this state are Kapil Dev, Juhi Chawla, Sunil Dutt, Kalpana Chawla, Sonu Nigam, Saina Nehwal, Baba Ramdev & many more.
Haryana is home to major industries across its various cities for manufacturing of Bicycles, Tractors, and Machineries. There are many solar and thermal power plants. Haryana is the third-largest exporter of software and a preferred destination for auto-component manufacturers. One of its most promising city Gurgaon has the manufacturing unit of nations favorite car company ‘Maruti’ along with more than 400 ‘IT’ companies. Organic farming is also promoted in this state. Undoubtedly agriculture is the main source occupation. No wonder Haryana is second richest state in India.
If we talk about the food here, there are a number of mouth watering recipes like Kachri ki Sabji, Churma, Malpuas, Bathua Raita, Meethe Chawal & Rabri. Wow sounds heavenly!! You will find numerous places of tourist interests like Pinjore gardens, Damdama Lake, Surajkund, Asigarh Fort, Morni Hills & Fort, Heritage transport museum, Kalander Shah’s Tomb, Gurudwara Nada Sahib, Brahma Sarovar & remember that the best time to visit Haryana is between October and March.
Yamuna aur Ghaggar-Hakra are the two main rivers of Haryana. Along with Delhi & Rajasthan, Aravalli mountain range runs through Haryana. The wild life consists of Blackbuck, Nilgai, Sambhar, Wilboars, Elephants & Monkey. Besides, this state boasts of a wide range of birds like magpie robin, weaverbird, black-headed Ibis, purple sunbird, red-vented bulbul, and many more. The folk music here is rich and varied like Alha Udal's stories narrated musically in Alha-Khand, Phaag songs & Puran Bhagat. Also, the folk dances of Ghoomar, Loor, chaupaiyan, Khoria aur Gugga are popular and very energetic.
Concept by Dr. Vandana Sharma
Vandana Sharma is a Ph.D. in Management, UGC (NET) qualified and experienced faculty of PGDM, MBA, PGDMM and BBA including J K Business School, Gurugram Area, J K Business School, Gurugram Area, India, ICFAI – Adam Smith Institute of Management, Gurugram Area, GJ-Institute of Management and Technology, Mohali Area, DAV College, Chandigarh Area and some part-time engagements. She has been pursuing her passion for academics for 14+ years and evolved with experience in holistic management of business programs. She is a proficient academic administrator for student empowerment activities, research work, curriculum development, summer internships, field visits, events and admissions. She has written several research papers in journals, articles in case studies and news articles. She is now venturing into writing short story for kids in collaboration with Hungama Kids with original ideas.
Narrator - Prachi Chaube
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