Yamunanagar District of Haryana at a Glance

Lok Sabha Constituencies in Yamunanagar district, Haryana (MP Constituencies) Ambala
MLA Assembly Constituencies in Yamunanagar district, Haryana Jagadhri

About Yamunanagar District :

District YamunaNagar came into existence as District on Ist November, 1989. Its area is bounded with 1756 square kilometers, in which 475 Panchayats, 655 Revenue Villages, 4 Tehsils ( Jagadhri, Chhachhrauli, Bilaspur, Radaur ) and 3 Sub-Tehsils ( Sadhaura, Mustafabad, Khijrabad) are existed. Earlier The District Yamunanagar was known to Abdullapur. Large part of the District Yamunanagar come into the Shiwalik foothills. Sugarcane, wheat and rice are its main crops and being good potency and fertility, the farmers are also used to seed puplar tress. The Industrial Environment is praiseable and It is an important Industrial City having metal, utensil and plywood industries blessed with Shri Gopal Paper Mills and Saraswati Sugar Mills (biggest Sugar mill in Asia).
Yamuna Nagar district is bounded by the state of Himachal Pardaesh in the north 30° 17′ latitude, by the state of Utter Pardesh in the east and south east by the districts of Karnal and Kurukshetra in the south north by Ambala District in the east. Yamunanagar District located at height of 274 mt. from the sea level. The district is located in Topo shet No. 53/F,2,3,4,7,8,11 and 12 of Survey of India

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Adibadri :

It lies 40 kms. north of Yamunanagar town. It is approached by road via Bilaspur and is about 2 kms from the nearest village Kathgarh. It is located on the foothills of the Shivaliks. It is a picturesque location, abundant with natural beauty and tranquility. Adibadri Narayana, Shri Kedar Nath and Mantra Devi Temples are located here. Three mounds of antiquities have recently been excavated by the Archaeological Survey of India

Ancient Site of Sugh :

Location -: Village- Amadalpur-Dayalgarh, Tehsil-Jagadhari, District- Yamunanagar

Situation -: Near Suryamandir-Tirth in village Amadalpur

Under protection of -: Government of India

Period -: Circa 5th Century BC to 12th Century AD

History and description -: The extensive mound (about 5 kms. in circumference) lies on the west bank along with the flood-plains of river Yamuna. These remains are identified with ancient town Shrughna, reported in the travel account of Hiuen Tsang. The site of ancient Sugh presently lies in the jurisdiction of village Amadalpur. The mound was excavated by Dr. Suraj Bhan of Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Punjab University, Chandigarh and it was further excavated by Shri D.S.Malik and Shri M. Acharya of the Department of Archaeology & Museums, Government of Haryana.

Period-I :- The archaeological excavations revealed the relics of Painted Grey Ware at the lowest level. Second phase of this period is represented by occurrence of moulded and handmade terracotta figurines in Mauryan style, punch-marked coins, inscribed and uninscribed cast coins. A lead cast-coin with legend Kadasa in Mauryan Brahmi character with a trident and a snake figure on the obverse and an elephant with a rider on reverse is important / discovery of this phase.

Period-II :- This site is famous for the fanciful terracotta humanfigurines of Shunga-Kushana style. Beautiful terracotta figurines depicting a child writing alphabets on a wooden board have been discovered from this site and one of them is displayed in the National Museum, New Delhi and a few are in the collection of Haryana Prantiya Puratava Sangrahalaya, Gurukul, Jhajjar. The excavations have also yielded Red Polished Ware pottery with iron, copper, terracotta and stone objects, which are comparable with contemporary cultures of north India.

Period-III :- The evidence of occupation at Sugh after 7th century AD was also traced with the antiquities of the respective eras. These included two terracotta sealings, one belonging to 6th century, named Vyaghraja and other Sugha (the name of the city).

Bilaspur and Kapalmochan :

Bilaspur town named after the writer of the ‘Mahabharata’ – Maharishi Ved Vyas is a historical place. It is presumed that there was an ashram of Ved Vyas on the bank of a pond situated here. The statue of Uma Mahadev made in 9th-10th century, statue of Ganesha made in 11th-12th century and remains of Gupta period prove the antecedence of Kapalmochan. People from all parts of the country feel spiritually elevated by taking bath here in ponds (kunds) known as Rinmochan, Kapalmochan and Surya kund. A Hindu temple and a Gurudawara of the tenth Sikh guru are also located here.

Chhachhrauli :

It is located near the boundaries of UP, Himachal, and Uttranchal. It is surrounded by the historical Gurudwara of Paonta Shahib, mythical Kapal Mochan (Bilaspur) and well-known Panchmukhi Hanuman Temple. Chhachhrauli has a big Grain Market where farmers bring their agriculture produce for selling. It is a main tehsil that is situated in north-east and 11 km from Jagadhri. In the past, it was the capital of Kalsia state, created by Raja Gurbaksh Singh in 1763. Ravi Mahal, Ghantaghar, Janak Niwas and Sainik Parivar Bhawan are among the other interesting places located here

Kalesar Forest Reserve :

Kalesar is located in Yamunanagar district.

Kalesar is an excellent area to visit for birders and those interested in wildlife. It has a 100-year-old colonial dak bungalow. Kalesar National Park of Haryana is one of the best parks of the country.


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