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INFORMATION ABOUT PANIPAT
District Panipat has a very glorious place in the History of India. It is said that, at the time of battle of MAHABHARAT, the five villages which were demanded by the PANDAVAS from DURYODHANA, "PANPAT" was also one of those, Later on which was Converted in the name of PANIPAT. This district, which is situated 90 KM from Delhi (National Highway Number - 1) on ‘ Sher Shah Suri Marg’ has an significant importance in the history. Three Major battles were fought here which has converted Indian History a new way. The year wise details of three battels.
The roots of the town of Panipat a District Headquarter 34 kilomerters south of Karnal on Sher Shah Suri Marg - goes to antiquity. Excavations of the Panipat Grey Ware a district Kind of pottery at Panipat has revealed the existence of early Aryan settlements at the place. Panipat was one of the five disputed "Prasthas" during the Mahabharata War.
Historically speaking, Paniapt has ever been more importance politically as well as administratively than Karnal. In the days gone by, it was described by the French Traveller Jacquemount, as the largest city except Delhi which he saw in North India .There was originally one Tehsil at Panipat alone . The headquarters of the district has remained at Panipat till as late as 1854, when was shifted to Karnal.
The old fort is in shambles today. The walled city of Panipat, which has 15 gates gently from all sites towards the fort. It strategic location has made Panipat the scene of some of the historical battles in Indian History. The Mughals Babar onwards had always had a soft cornor for the city. Under the Patronage of the Muslim rulers, Panipat emerged as a centre of Sufi saints, Muslim scholars, the ologians and Mughal aries. Most of the Historical Building in date neck to their reign.
The Places of Interest and Sight Seeing
ACCOMODATION/STAY OPTIONS IN PANIPAT
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