(), () is a Municipal Corporation
and Heart City of Haryana
, located 70 km North-West of the national capital New Delhi
and 210 km South of the state capital Chandigarh
, at the National Highway 10. With India's top B-School ,), and , the city has become an educational hub for North India.
Rohtak City has been included into National Capital Region and is a Satellite City for New Delhi
Ancient Evidence of Rohtak City is found in the Surya Siddhanta
from the following Sanskrit
lines, describing the Lankojjayini Rekha, which is a line from the North Pole to the South Pole and falling on three major cities, one of which is Rohtak.
<blockquote>राक्षसालयो देवौकश्शैलयो मध्यगतौ सूत्रगा।रोहीतकमवन्तीच तथा सन्निहितं सरः ||
English Transliteration:-Raakshasaalaya devouka sshailayo madhyagata sootraga Roheetakamavanteecha, tathaa, sannihitam sarah</blockquote>
From the above Shloka
, Roheetaka means present day City. Avanti is present day Ujjain
is identified as Kurukshetra
, which was once a lagoon called Shyamanta panchak. According to the story in the Surya Siddhanta and the Mahabharata, the King Kuru
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