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Faridabad , Haryana

Faridabad is the biggest city in Haryana and one of the most productive in this land. This is a flourishing city in this state and have always contributed largely in the economy and the betterment of the state. The henne production is the main agricultural product here. There is a large supply of tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres which are the main industrial products that one gets from Faridabad. This city was found by Baba Farid, the treasurer of Jahangir and a Sufi saint. This was built to protect the area and the Grand Trunk Road from robbers and invaders. The Fort, a tank and the mosque built by him today are in ruins but he put the foundations of one of the most developing cities in India. The population of the city has swelled and it is bound by the Yamuna river and the Aravalli range. However agriculturally fertile, this is today one of the most industrial places to be found. Faridabad is a massive economic engine of Haryana. Faridabad and Gurgaon generates over 50% of the income tax for the Haryana government. Faridabad is actually the industrial capital of India. With companies such as Lafarge, Shova , Imperial Auto Ltd., Birla VXL, Star Wire India Limited, JCB, Escorts, Yamaha, Knorr Bremse, ACE, ABB, GoodYear, ACC, IndianOil (R&D), Whirlpool, Havell's, and L&T, it is not hard to guess why this is the place which contributes so much to the whole country. There is very little but industrialization to be found in here. But the whole corporate jungle is another experience to be had, Faridabad is for people who want to be in a city and love the hustle bustle of it.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 24.3°C /75.7°F 64 mm 664feet 1020.0 /km2 Jan-Feb Coming Soon

Places of Interest

  • Baba Farid's Tomb

    "B?b? Far?d was born in 1173 or 1188 AD (584 Hijri) at Kothewal village, 10 km from Multan in the Punjab region of what is now Pakistan, to Jam?l-ud-d?n Suleim?n and Maryam B?b? (Qarsum B?b?), daughter of Sheikh Waj?h-ud-d?n Khojend?.[1]\nFar?d's lineage is traced back to the second Caliph Umar ibn Khattab. B?b? Far?d received his early education at Multan, which had become a centre for education; it was here that he met his murshid (master), Qu?budd?n Bakhtiy?r K?k?, a noted Sufi saint, who was passing through Multan, from Baghdad on his way to Delhi.[2] Upon completing his education, Far?d left for Sistan and Kandahar and went to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage at the age of 16.\nOnce his education was over, he shifted to Delhi, where he learned the doctrine of his master, Qu?budd?n Bakhtiy?r K?k?. He later moved to Hansi, Haryana.[3][4] When Qu?budd?n Bakhtiy?r K?k? died in 1235, Far?d left Hansi and became his spiritual successor, but he settled in Ajodhan[5] (the present Pakpattan, Pakistan) instead of Delhi. On his way to Ajodhan, while passing through Faridkot, he met the 20-year-old Niz?mudd?n, who went on to become his disciple, and later his successor (khal?fah).\nB?b? Far?d married Hazabara, daughter of Sul??n Nas?rudd?n Ma?m?d. The great Arab traveller Ibn Ba???ah visited him. He says that he was the spiritual guide of the King of India, and that the King had given him the village of Ajodhan. He also met B?b? Far?d's two sons. His shrine (darb?r) is in Pakpattan\nB?b? Far?d's descendants, also known as Fareedi, Fareedies and Faridy, mostly carry the name F?r?q?, and can be found in Pakistan, India and the diaspora. His descendants include the Sufi saint Salim Chishti, whose daughter was Emperor Jehangir's foster mother. Their descendants settled in Sheikhupur, Badaun and the remains of a fort they built can still be found."

    Baba Farid's Tomb

  • Badkhal Lake

    "Badkhal Lake was a natural lake situated in Faridabad, Haryana, about 16 kilometers from Delhi.\nIt was a natural lake surrounded by hilly areas of the Aravali Range in Haryana.\nAs of May 2009, the lake is almost a completely dried up grassy terrain and the unusually low rainfall in the area has been cited. Certain mines surrounding the lake are also responsible for blockage of flow of water to the lake's reservoir. Also some mineral water companies are responsible as well, for taking water from the lake for their purposes.\nOn 30 November 2009, it was announced that the lake and the nearby Surajkund, would be filled up with water, by the time 2010 Commonwealth Games arrive, but no action was taken."

    Badkhal Lake

  • Leisure Valley

    "Leisure valley is the most beautiful and popular tourist attraction destination in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Leisure valley is like a garland of gardens that beautifies the entire city. It begins from Rajendra Park in Sector 1 that is basically used for long walks, yoga and other fitness workout activities and stretches till the Bougainvillea garden in Sector 3. It also covers the splendid garden of roses in Sector 16. Leisure valley takes a curvaceous turn, when it enters Sector 23. It is in the Leisure valley in Chandigarh, India that different kinds of theme gardens are set up."

    Leisure Valley

  • Surajkund

    "Surajkund (?????????) is an ancient reservoir of the 10th century, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) away to the south west from a more ancient dam of the 8th century called the Anagpur Dam; both are located in Haryana, India.[1] Surajkund (literal meaning is 'Lake of the Sun') is an artificial Kund ('Kund' means \"lake\" or reservoir) built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. It is said to have been built by the Tomar king Suraj Pal of Tomar dynasty in the 10th century. Tomar was a sun worshipper and he had therefore built a Sun temple on its western bank.[1][2][3][4]\nAnother 'kund' by the same name as 'Suraj Kund' existed in Sunam city, famous for surajkand mela, tahsil and sub division of the Sangrur District in Punjab. This was sacked by Mahmood Ghaznvi or Taimur Lane. The temple is now in ruins.[5]"



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