Another center of Haryana culture is Bhiwani
Filed Under: Lifestyle, Opinion | Posted: 10/16/2012 at 6:51AM
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This is the gateway to Rajasthan. It lies in the midst of what was once a desert. Like all old towns, it is dominated by temples and havelis. The businessmen of Bhiwani went out to
A window on the Pinjore gardens, these Mughal style gardens were laid out by Fidai khan (17th century), governor of Sirhind. Haryana has now become a popular tourist’s paradise. The Haryana Tourist Corporation has won the Pacific Area Corporation’s award for `outstanding work in promoting tourism facilities.
The rest –house here is perched on a mound and during the rains one can see an unending stretch of water. Flood waters have now been controlled, deserts disappeared. But the rest-house retains its old –world charm. Close by is an Asoka pillar. Unfortunately, it was the originally inscription on it has been erased and superimposed in Arabic, by one giving the genealogy of Firoze Shah Tughlaq. It is five meters high stands in the midst of the idgah.
After leaving fatehabad, one passes through Agroha (the