Information about Haryana

State Information
ISO Code HR
Vehicle Code HR
Capital Chandigarh
Largest City Faridabad
Formation Date Nov 1, 1966 (51 years ago)
Population 25,351,462
Area 44,212 km2
Official Languages Hindi
Other Official Languages Punjabi
Information about the name Haryana
Name in State Language हरियाणा (Hindi)
Meaning of the name Abode of God or Green forest
Additional Information One theory is that the name derives from the Sanskrit words Hari (a name of Vishnu) and ayana (home), meaning "the Abode of God". Another theory traces the name to the words hari (green) and aranya (forest).
Information about Chief Minister of Haryana
Name of the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar
Chief Minister since Oct 26, 2014 (3 years ago)
Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party
Information about Governor of Haryana
Name of the Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki
Governor since Jul 27, 2014 (3 years ago)