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Hariana

Hariana

[huhr-ee-ah-nuh]
Hariana is a city and a municipal council in Hoshiarpur district in the Indian state of Punjab. Hariana is named after Guru Hari Sen; the guru of the famous singer Tansen. It was a famous music gharana once. Gujjar Mal Vasudev raagi & Pandit Telu Ram were famous singers & residents of hariana.When the mugals entered into India; they made a Quila in a place called Malot nearby Hariana & Hariana was their tehsil at that time. The city has provided a lot of freedom fighters like Pandit Jagat Ram and Sardar Partap Singh Wasal. It is also the city of famous writer S.Jagjit Singh Komal.

Geography

Hariana is located at . It has an average elevation of 300 metres (984 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Hariana had a population of 7813. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Hariana has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 73%. In Hariana, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. This town is about 100 km from Amritsar International Airport.

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