Haryana is a state situated in north India. It shares its borders with Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in the north, Rajasthan in the west and south and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in the east. It is a part of the National Capital Region. Chandigarh serves as the capital of Haryana.
Haryana is taken from the Sanskrit words Hari meaning the Hindu God Vishnu and ayana meaning (home).
The state of Haryana is a perfect blend of the old and new. Haryana has witnessed the rule of many civilizations and cultures. Haryana celebrates numerous fairs and festivals that are unique to the state. All the festivals in the state are celebrated with a traditional fervor and enthusiasm.
Almost every Indian festival is celebrated in Haryana. Haryana consists of people belonging to different castes and cultures who coexist in harmony. There are also a host of fairs that are unique to Haryana. The fairs and festivals of Haryana promise to take you away from the monotony of a routine life.