Haryana GK & Current Affairs – Know your Haryana

This time Haryana Staff Selection Commission is in a process of holding written exams for various posts in various departments. In most of the Exams General Knowledge and Current Affairs is an integral part and Questions related with Haryana are part and parcel of this GK Portion. Haryana GK & Current Affairs

That’s why the examinees are constantly in search of questions related with this state. In this article we are putting down some questions related with Haryana, its people, Districts, culture, Politics etc. We are quite hopeful that you will get a lot of benefits from this efforts of ours.

Haryana is located in the North-west of India. It’s total area is 44,212 sq km. It shares boundaries with various states such as in its east there is Uttar Pradesh, in North-West Punjab,  in North, Himachal and in its South-West Rajasthan. Besides Haryana has covered Delhi from three sides. Read some of facts related with this small state of the country.

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Some Important Questions Related with Haryana and Practice SET below –

Capital of Haryana – Chandigarh

Districts – 22

Governor – Kaptan Singh Solanki

Assembly Seats – 90

Lok Sabha Seats – 10

Rajya Sabha Seats – 5

Chief Minister – Sh Manohar Lal Khattar

Departments under CM – Home, Power, Mines and Geology, Town and Country Planning and Urban Estates, Architecture, Science and Technology, Jails, General Administration, Administration of Justice, Information, Public Relations and Public Affairs, Renewable Energy, Raj Bhawan Affairs, Electronics and Information Technology and any other department not occupied by any minister.

Check the List of Haryana’s Governors and Chief Ministers from here.

Sh Ram Bilas Sharma – Education and Languages/ Tourism/ Technical Education/Civil Aviation/ Parliamentary Affairs/ Hospitality/Archaeology and Museums

Sh Anil Bij – Health and Medical Education, Ayush, Election, Archives, Sports and Youth Affairs

Captain Abhimanyu – Finance Minister/ Revenue and Disaster Management/ Excise and Taxation/Environment/Planning/Industries and Commerce/ Law and Legislative/ Labour and Employment/ Rehabilitation/ E.S.I/  Consolidation/ Institutional Finance and Credit Control

Sh Om Parkash Dhankar – Agriculture Minister, Development and Panchayats, Irrigation, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Fisheries

Sh Narbir Singh – Public Works ( B & R ), Forest, Industrial Training

Smt Kavita Jain – Social Justice and Empowerment, Urban Local Bodies, Women and Child Development.

Sh Krishan Lal Panwar – Transport, Housing.

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Practice Set – 4 for Haryana GK and Current Affairs

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HSSC Sample Paper – 2

HSSC Question Paper on Haryana GK – 5

Practice Set – 6

Haryana GK Practice Set – 8 for HPSC/ HSSC Exams

Latest Haryana GK – Paper 9

New* Haryana General Knowledge Practice Paper – 10

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General Knowledge/ Current Affairs Practice Set 4 for HSSC/ HPSC Exams with 5 More Papers

Read Highlights of Haryana Budget 2016 -17

Haryana GK Questions in Previous Exams by HSSC

Famous Festivals and fairs of Haryana

Read about Great Freedom Fighters of Haryana

Read about Harappan Civilization in Rakhigarhi ( Haryana)

Important Details/ Questions on Rio OlympicNew* ( Question like Next Olympic / Individual performance/ Haryana’s Achievement etc) 

Now Read Rio Paralympics 2016 ( India and other Countries)

Time to check Various Schemes in Haryana and their Starting Dates

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Some Important Facts regarding Haryana –

Haryana was formed on 1st of November 1966. This day is celebrated as Haryana Day.

Q. How many districts were there when Haryana was formed ?

Ans – Seven

Q. Population of Haryana as per 2011 Census –

Ans – 25,351,462

Q. Which is the largest city in population?

Ans – Faridabad

Q. Largest city area-wise ?

Ans – Bhiwani with area 5,140 sq km.

Official Languages – Hindi / Punjabi

Local Language – Haryanvi ( Dialect )

Q. Director General of Police ( DGP) Haryana ?

Answer – B.S Sandhu

Q. Who is DGP ( Prisons) ?

Answer – K.P Singh

Q. Which district is known as Sripad Janapad ?

Ans – Kurukshetra

Q. When did Mahmood Gajnabi attack Thaneshwar ?

Ans – AD 1014

Q. Who had launched Sandesh weekly Magazine ?

Ans – Nekiram Sharma

Q. Who was the Freedom fighter who later became the CM of the State ?

Ans Ch Devilal

Q. Which city is not the Part of Panchkula Police Commissionerate ?

Ans – Ambala

Haryana GK Practice Set – 1

Q. Which district is known as Srikantha ?

Ans – Kurukshetra

Q. Who was the ruler of Rewari at the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar ?

Ans – Hemchandra ( Hemu )

Q. In which district has the Ashoka’s Topra Stambha found ?

Ans – Ambala

Q. What is the script of Ashoka Stambha ?

Ans – Brahmi

Q. After whose name was Kurukshetra christened ?

Ans – King Kuru

Q. At which place of District Bhiwani does the Baba Kherewala’s fair take place at Raksha Bandhan ?

Ans – Naurangabad

Q. How many villages are there in Haryana ?

Ans – 6,841

Q.  No of Tehsils, Sub-tehsils, Blocks and cities and towns  in Haryana  –

Ans – Tehsils – 83, Sub-tehsils – 47, Blocks – 126, Cities and towns – 154

Enjoy Some more important Facts about Haryana –

Ghaghar Yamuna Doab is divided in to two parts namely Bangar and Khadar

Q. How many districts were there at the time of Haryana’s Birth ?

Ans – Only 7

There are six lakes in Haryana – Bibipur, Najaphgarh, Badkhal, Karan, Jahajgarh, Sultanpur

The height of Shiwalik Mountains varies from 900 to 2,300 Metres and that of Aravallis from 200 to 500 Metres.

By Nov 1970, all the villages of the state were electrified.

Q. Which district of Haryana is known as the Bowl of Rice ?

Ans -Karnal

Q. Who is known as the Architect of Bhakhra Dam ?

Ans -Ch Chhotu Ram

Q. When did Haryana Punjab Boundary Commission come in to existence ?

Ans – 20th April 1966

Q. Who was bestowed with the Title of Haryana Kesari ?

Ans – Nekiram Sharma

Q. Who is known as Haryana’s Iron man?

Ans – Ch Bansilal

Q. Who is Haryana’s humorous poet ?

Ans – Surender Sharma

Q. The Tomb of Chalis Hafij is situated in –

Ans – Hisar

To know about Haryana’s religious and historical places, you click here.

Haryana’s Folk Dance

Read Questions Related with Geography of Haryana from here.

Read History of Haryana From here.

Haryana Sports Related Information ( New Read about Sakshi Malik who has won Bronze in Women Wrestling at Rio Olympic and became the first wrestler to win Olympic Medal and Fourth Women of India to win Medal)

Check Haryana Awards and Honours in various Categories

Questions on Haryana Language and Literature

Read about Haryana Education Rule – Article 134 A

Important facts and Dates regarding Haryana History

Q. When did the famous Battle of Panipat between Akbar and Hemu take place ?

Ans – In 1556

Q. When did Mehmood Gajnabi attack Thanesar ?

Ans – In 1014

Q. Who had discovered Indus Valley Civilization ?

Ans -R.S. Bist

Q. At what place of Haryana, the Mutiny of 1857 began ?

Ans – Ambala Cantonment

Q. Who was the Nawab of Bahadurgarhat the time of 1857 Mutiny ?

Ans – Mohan Singh

Q. Who had led Patodi during 1857 Mutiny ?

Ans – Akbar Ali

Q. From which district of Haryana was Gandhi arrested on 30th July 1919 ?

Ans – Hisar

National Highways of Haryana and Important Cities lying on them.

We have seen that there were some questions related with Haryana National Highways in the recently held exams by HSSC. So check some of the questions related with NH Haryana.

NH 1 – Delhi to Amritsir – Cities – Amritsir, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Ludhiana, Rajpura, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Delhi

National Highway 2 – Delhi to Kolkata – The cities of Haryana that fall on this Highways are – Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Palwal, Hodal

NH 8 – Delhi to Mumbai – Cities are – Gurgaon, Bawal

National Highway 10 – Delhi to Fazilka  – Cities Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Maham, Hansi, Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Dabwali

NH 22 – Ambala to Shipkila – Important Cities Kalka, Pinjore

National Highway 21 A – Pinjore to Swarghat – Pinjore, Panchkula

NH 65 – Ambala to Pali – Ambala

National Highway 71 – Sangarur to Bawal Road – Sangarur, Narwana, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Bawal Road

National Highway 71 A – Rothak to Panipat – Cities are – Rohtak and Panipat

NH 72 – Ambala to Haridwar – Ambala, Jagadhari

NH 73 – Roorki to Panchkula Road – Yamunanagar, Saha, Panchkula

Note – WE have included only cities from Haryana.

Mandals in Haryana and their Districts –

Haryana is divided in to Four Mandals viz Ambala, Rohtak, Gurgaon and Hisar. Let’s check the no of districts fall under each of them.

  • Ambala has 5 districts. They are Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Kaithal and Kurukshetra
  • In Rohtak also there are 5 districts which are Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Rohtak and Jhajhar
  • Gurgaon has 6 districts which are Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rewari, Mahendragarh, Mewat and Palwal
  • In Hisar there are 5 districts. The names of these districts are Hisar, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Jind and Bhiwani

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Last Word – We shall update this post with more facts of Haryana State. So we  suggest you to keep coming. Thanks

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  1. i think perfect gk of haryana so nice

    1. Thanks for feedback.

  2. Good Info plz keep updated.

    1. Thanks for the response. WE shall update this post with more questions very soon.

  3. Very good information about haryana..

  4. Very good information about haryana sir.. Please keep updated regularly..

    1. Thanks for the feedback Reetu Ji.

    2. No[a] Name Term of office[2] Party[b] Days in office
      1 Bhagwat Dayal Sharma 1 November 1966 23 March 1967 Indian National Congress 143 days
      2 Rao Birender Singh 24 March 1967 2 November 1967 Vishal Haryana Party 224 days
      – Vacant[c]
      (President's rule) 2 November 1967 22 May 1968 N/A
      3 Bansi Lal 22 May 1968 30 November 1975 Indian National Congress 2749 days
      4 Banarsi Das Gupta 1 December 1975 30 April 1977 517 days
      – Vacant[c]
      (President's rule) 30 April 1977 21 June 1977 N/A
      5 Chaudhary Devi Lal 21 June 1977 28 June 1979 Janata Party 738 days
      6 Bhajan Lal 29 June 1979 22 January 1980 208 days
      22 January 1980 5 July 1985 Indian National Congress 1992 days
      (3) Bansi Lal 5 July 1985 19 June 1987 715 days
      (5) Chaudhary Devi Lal 17 July 1987 2 December 1989 Janata Dal 870 days [Total 1608 days]
      7 Om Prakash Chautala 2 December 1989 22 May 1990 172 days
      (4) Banarsi Das Gupta 22 May 1990 12 July 1990 52 days [Total 569 days]
      (7) Om Prakash Chautala 12 July 1990 17 July 1990 6 days
      8 Hukam Singh 17 July 1990 21 March 1991 248 days
      (7) Om Prakash Chautala 22 March 1991 6 April 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party 16 days
      – Vacant[c]
      (President's rule) 6 April 1991 23 July 1991 N/A
      (6) Bhajan Lal 23 July 1991 9 May 1996 Indian National Congress 1752 days [Total 3952 days]
      (3) Bansi Lal 11 May 1996 23 July 1999 Haryana Vikas Party 1169 days [Total 4633 days]
      (7) Om Prakash Chautala 24 July 1999 4 March 2005 Indian National Lok Dal 2051 days [Total 2245 days]
      9 Bhupinder Singh Hooda 5 March 2005 19 October 2014 Indian National Congress 3329 days
      10 Manohar Lal Khattar[4] 26 October 2014 Incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party 686 days

  5. its good source to improve gk. thanks

    1. Thanks Rakesh Ji

  6. Thank you for valuable information about Haryana. Please keep updating !!!!

  7. maza aa Gya yaar mst questions h haryana
    g.k ke thnx vishal sir

  8. Sir, thanks to give useful information about haryana. Pls give more information so that I can clear my screening test for htet
    Randeep arora

  9. Dear sir give me detail of previous hssc paper of clerk thank you.

  10. THANKS SIRJI PLZ KEEP MORE QUESTION AS JE PAPER (held on 27 Dec. 2015) though which we become capable of clear the exam…

  11. Dear sir ,thanks to give useful information about Haryana. Pls give more information so that i can qualify my screening test for pgt htet .

  12. Sir pdf version upload krdo plzz

  13. sorry to say,i think there is some mistake like vilages in haryana is 6841

    1. No, the no of villages is 6,955 and the no of inhabited villages is 6,764 while that of UN-inhabited villages is 191

  14. Sir; bowl of rice is karnal not sonipat

    1. Yes, we have corrected that error. Thanks Mr Balram.

  15. hello sir
    can u please upload the material on haryana administration like tehsil, sub tehsil, panchayats etc?

    1. OK we will try to upload the material very soon.

  16. Thanks a lot sir really important and relevant knowledge.. I request u to provide more knowledge about Haryana for competitive exams…. like screening test for teachers.

  17. Thnks sir ds is very useful gk for hssc exam..sir please keep update..it…..Sir pls tell me all geography of haryana….

    1. Yes, certainly.


    HARYANA VILLAGES ARE 6941………………..

  19. Very good information about haryana sir.. Please keep updated regularly.

  20. Gud information. Sir do provide details regarding haryana history.

    1. OK Wait for a couple of days.

      1. Sir ek que h…8april,1919 koGandhi ji haryana m kaha se arrest hue?iska ans kya h

        1. Gandhiji was arrested on 10th of April 1919 from Palwal when he was on his way to Amritsir. He was taken back to Bombay and released there on 11th of April.

          1. But I have seen a question that is saying gandhi Ji arrested in hisar on 30 July 1919 is that correct also

          2. This is also right

        2. from Palwal

  21. Thanx ……… Sir

  22. Sir, thanks a lot to provide such a good knowledge about haryana gk. We want some more information/knowledge…pl arrange to provide Asap. Its great help by u…

    1. Thank you Tarun.

  23. keep some questions regarding haryana sports too…its useful in hssc exams

    1. Yeah, wait for a couple of days.

  24. very good sir

  25. sir please tell me any app about haryana gk,and current affires.

    1. please provide previous question papers of HSSC……..

  26. its very helpfull for HSSC exam, thank you sir

  27. Very good information about haryana, Thank you sir

  28. please provide previous question papers of HSSC…,,,,,,,,,,sir

  29. Nice ,your gk will assist the people who r looking for good knowledge ,it will also help to clear any exam under hssc.
    Yours faithfully

  30. Sir aap ab tak huye HSSC k sare paper arrange karke PDF file m provide kar dete to specially J.E. k Jo 2015 m huye the then it is very helpful for us.

  31. Could u pl provide me with at least one thousand questions on Haryana with answers?

  32. It is very helpful. But if possible the bulk question of Haryana history geography & current affairs also.

  33. which district is smallest in area

    1. It's Panchkula with area 898 sq km.

  34. its very helpful to know our haryana..

  35. Very helpful information regarding exams.

    1. ur welcome dear

  36. I am very thankfull to you for this useful informqtion.Thank you.

  37. Good information about haryana, Sir

  38. Thx sir…. very gud info about haryana.

  39. title of haryana kesri is bestowed to "Pt. Neki Ram Sharma".

  40. first cm was bhagwat dyal sharma not devilal

    1. Yes, you are absolutely right.

  41. thanx sir for valuable information about haryana

  42. Thanks sir

  43. Thanks Sir
    These information are so useful for all competitive exams and also for knowledge about Our Haryana .

  44. provide information regarding various haryana government schemes and financial budget related questions.
    Thanking you!

  45. Sir hryna Ki currents affair we need

  46. Sir haryana gk ki apps h

  47. Dear sir u r mistaken to explain…u said haryana has covered delhi from 3 sides but in actual it is 4 side
    NH 1 Sonepat, NH 10 Bahadurgarh,NH 8 Gurgaon and NH 2 Faridabad

  48. Thnx a lot sir u are doing a great job and doing a great favour to us
    Greatful to u

  49. Gandhji was arrested from palwal

  50. old name of haryana

  51. Very good information for all students. Vary very thanks….

  52. thanku sir

  53. Its very helpful for us .Thanks so much Sir Ji

  54. Sir please tell me about syllabus for Assyrian. Secretary and mandisupervisor and also the expected date for written exams and provide me previous question paper of both the aforesaid exams

  55. Please upload hayana JE Question paper

  56. mere paas haryana ki current gk or saari gk whataaps par shar karo please no. 9812114178

  57. sir this is really very helpful will u plz tell me about the exam pattern that which section will be of how many marks.. please sir

    1. You can check the exam pattern from our post titled HSSC Exam Syllabus and Pattern.

  58. Very very thank full to you this

  59. Bhai g namaste. Bahut acha prayaas h apka. Parantu Raastriya Raajmaarg ke vishya me or spast karne ki aavashyakta h. Dhanyavaad.

  60. It's realy nice for preparing hssc exam thanks

  61. Very nice Sir Hssc ki teyari ke lie Gk bhut achi hi Or Sir Agar koi Whatsuo gurup hi Gk ka to plz sir muje bhi add. krlo. 9812379884

  62. Haryana gk is beriliant give to you.
    thankyou sr.
    plz. add the curunt affair of haryana

  63. Thank you vey much sir

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  65. its really useful gk…thank

  66. Its fantastic i want more question about haryana can you provide.

  67. very good g.k

  68. Thanks to update about haryana gk…..but the material should be enhanced. So that we could get more and more details and information. And get success. In any Hssc exam….

    A lot of thanks again sir…


  70. Thanks Vishal sir i have been looking for Haryana g.k web portal for long time and finally i got it thank you sir for your efforts

  71. Thank you for useful g.k of haryana sir ji

  72. Would u please advise me the Haryana book which help me to study about the exam

  73. sir examinatiin date regarding notification ko upload kijiye …advt 02/2015 cat. 05 (electrical) ka exam ho chuka h ya kb hona hai ..mention plz..

  74. thanks sir very good information of haryana

  75. plz upload new set

  76. thanks for Haryana general knoweldge sharing……..I like it

  77. Nice Sir…. A complete information of haryana is in ur update..

  78. Very very good sir ji

  79. Thank you so much sir

  80. Your tips are always best for all, In future may be on top website

    1. Thanks Mr Bijender.We have dedicated ourselves for the benefit of the examinees not only from Haryana but the whole country also. We are also proud of having visitors like you.

  81. Sir mere ko ek qus. Pe sure n k. 30july 1919 ko gandhi ji hisar ki jgah kahi palwal me to girftar nahi hue the.

    1. It was 10th of April 1919 when he was arrested from Palwal.

  82. Thank you sir for this useful gk, its very benificial for us.

  83. good knowledge, Kindly update something more

  84. 10 aplil 1919 ko palwal m or palwal us time panjab m aata tha

  85. Very effective ques

  86. Gud source it is much beneficial for me for preparation of HCS exam..you please also provide questions bank for HCS exam..

  87. thanku very much

  88. It is a good place for Haryana G.K.Carry on

  89. Thanks for important notes about Haryana.

  90. Thanks for help of GK of Haryana

  91. nice way to take knowledge

  92. Thanks a lot for hssc exam preparation

  93. Sir almitti dam Knsi river k accross hai

  94. Tjanx alot sir. for giving us this type of imp. knowledge.. please keep update it..

  95. r sir bahut badiya material hai sir any new updation update karo jaldi clerk ka paper aa gya

  96. Too good.. Very useful

  97. in many books choti kashi is known by the name kaithal and many books says it is bhiwani

    which one is right
    kaithal or bhiwani

    1. bhiwani is known as kashi of haryana due to so many temple and kaithal is known as chota kashi because of nav garh kund is there

  98. Superb sir n thanks can u send question on my id manojyadav416@gmail.com

  99. Ashok topra stambh found this place is Rohtak according to arihant gk
    But your knowledge is Ambalasir please clear buts wrong and right

  100. Dear sir plz update the computer question also.Because there are many question computer based in many exam

  101. sir in today's haryana now topra is in yamunanagar district

  102. sir,
    I m confused about the syllabus of prelims because on hpsc website reasoning, aptitude, and essay in English and report is mentioned but you have mentioned the exam will be held in 2 parts gs and optional .
    sir please clear this confusion .

  103. Good gk of haryana nice

  104. I think ghandhi was arrested on 30july 1919 from Palwal

  105. how to prepare in 20 days for hssc clerk..i have good command over math and reasoning..what areas i need to focus on??

    1. You must focus on all the subjects equally. But the main focus must be on Haryana GK besides English/ Hindi as you say you have good command over Maths and Reasoning.

  106. Its good material to improve hr gk

  107. Really very good collection of question . all are good

  108. Which is largest district in area , because now the number of district is 22 not 21

  109. dear sir plz provided pdf file also haryana gk

  110. Sir 1 rupee coin isses by bhart sarkar not rbi

  111. dear sir ,
    you mentioned here that Gandhi ji was arrested from Hisar,and i have read that he is arrested from Palwal (FARidabad)…….what is TRUE,…waiting for your valuable reply..

  112. Gandhi arrest in Palwal 1919 Palwal Railway Station

  113. Ssc pharmacists ka exam kis type ka aata hai sir pls help me if have any book tell me sir9812554024

  114. thanx sir kafi help ki aapny sir thanku sir….

    1. You are welcome. For more such questions, keep in touch.

  115. excellent information..about Haryana

  116. THX

  117. Vary gud mewat se gagan

  118. I m redig1st tym about haryana .. this is amezing ..very gud

  119. Dear sir Plzz give me Details of previous hssc staff nurse exam

  120. Good information please keep it up

  121. very very good and useful info about haryana. thank u so much

  122. very very important informations which you have published.Thanks for it

    1. Thank u for what madam g..
      Haryana k 22 districts hn aur yahan 21 bta rha h.

      1. Thanks Jittu to help us update the no of districts.

  123. Tx sir best gk update

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