Jind Travel Guide

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Jind (Hindi: जींद) (Punjabi: ਜੀਂਦ) is a town in Jind District, Harayana state, India. It is one of the oldest districts of Harayana. It is one of the first Sikh Kingdoms. It lies in central Haryana and is the fourth district of Jat belt (i.e Sonipat, Rohtak, Hissar, Jind).City is clean. Rani Talab is main tourist place and Pandu-Pidara and Ramrai are the main devotional places attracting devotees for Amaavas bath.

The district headquarter is situated in Jind town. Other smaller towns are Narwana, Safidon and Uchana. The total area of Jind district is 2736 sq kms and its population is 9,63,000.

The town, headquarter of the district of the same name is situated on the Ferozepur-Delhi section of the Northern Railway, 123 kilometers away from Delhi and 57 Kilometers from Rohtak. It is also connected by road with Delhi, Patiala, Chandigarh and other important towns of Haryana.

Jind town has a Arjun stadium, milk plant, cattle feed plant, Bulbul restaurant and a large grain market. There are facilities for stay at PWD rest house, canal rest house and market committee rest house. The town is well provided with schools, colleges, hospitals and other basic amenities. Jind is noted for its numerous temples sacred to the worship of Shiva. Tradition assigns the settlement of the town to the Mahabharat period.

The town was the centre of the princely state of Jind. The royal family are Sikhs of the Sidhu gotra and major gotra Chahal also in many villages like as Baroda, Barodi, Alewa

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