() is one of the 21 districts
state in northern India
town is the administrative headquarters of the district. Other major towns in this district are Assandh
and Uncha Siwana
. This district is part of Rohtak Division
Karnal district was one of the districts of Punjab
state. It became one of the seven districts of Haryana state at the time of its inception on 1 November 1966. Later Kurukshetra district
was separated from it on 23 January 1973, Kaithal district
was separated from it on 1 November 1989. Panipat district
was merged with it on 24 July 1991 but again separated from this district on 1 January 1992.
The Karnal Countryside (District) was Occupied by the Sikhs under the Leadership of Sardar Baghel Singh (1730-1802) of Krora Singha Misl, in the 1780s. The Area of Karnal fell in to the hands of the Maratha Hindu Empire in the year 1785 after The Sikh Sardars Ruled this area until the early 1800s when the District was Taken by the British East India Company.
During the British Rule Karnal District also had powerful Sikh Sardars (Chiefs) Sardar Shamsher Singh Sidhu of Arnauli , Sardar Sheo Narayan Singh of Shahabad, Sardar Ujal Singh Uppal of Dhanaura, Sardar Kishan Singh of Tangaur, Sardar Bahadur Sardar Jawala Singh of Jharauli, Sardar Gurdit Singh Dhillon of Shamgarh, Sardar Tirlok Singh of Sikri.
The Karnal District also Had Muslim Sardars (Chiefs) such as Nawab Azmat Ali Khan Mandal, Nawab... Read More