a state in NW India, formed in 1966 from the S part of Punjab. 17,074 sq. mi. (44,222 sq. km). Capital: (shared with Punjab) Chandigarh.
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How to use Haryana in a sentence
Since November 2020, thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana, and western Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting against the alleged attempt to undermine their autonomy and financial security as cultivators.The twists and turns that forced Modi’s U-turn on controversial farm laws | Niharika Sharma | November 19, 2021 | Quartz
In popular perception, the crisis is limited to the winter smog over the national capital, New Delhi, and is caused solely by errant farmers burning crop stubble in Punjab and Haryana.India’s $1.6 billion fund to clear the world’s most toxic air has been a non-starter | Ishan Kukreti | November 5, 2021 | Quartz
Despite state-level lockdowns, earlier this week, several farmers from Punjab and Haryana travelled to protest sites on the outskirt of Delhi to support those who have been sitting at the border of the national capital since November.Come hail or pandemic, India’s farmers have been protesting for six months | Niharika Sharma | May 26, 2021 | Quartz
During the first few days of protests in Tikri, she says, she was the only woman from Haryana there.'I Cannot Be Intimidated. I Cannot Be Bought.' The Women Leading India’s Farmers’ Protests | Nilanjana Bhowmick | March 5, 2021 | Time
A month later, I received a phone call from her and she explained that she married someone and lived in Haryana.
British Dictionary definitions for Haryana
a state of NE India, formed in 1966 from the Hindi-speaking parts of the state of Punjab. Capital: Chandigarh (shared with Punjab). Pop: 21 082 989 (2001 est). Area: 44 506 sq km (17 182 sq miles)
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