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Yamuna Nagar is a city and a municipal coorporation in Yamna nagar District in the Indian State of Haryana. This town is known for the cluster of plywood units. The older town is called Jagadhri. The railway station servicing the town is called Jagadhari Railway Station. Yamuna Nagar has a unique blend of basic modern amenities like shopping malls, ATMs network, Health Care, Education but still it has a very sweet charm of old city, relaxed life and smiling people, who love good food and small talks. It is a green, clean and prosperous industrial town. However, due to recent spur in Industrial units in and around the city have resulted in severe air, water and soil pollution issues. .
History
This town became the new home of the refugies who migrated to this part of the country after the partition of the country in 1947 .Rampura colony,model colony model town and camp areas of the cities were reserved for them only until 1970s.Yamuna Nagar was earlier known as 'Abdullahpur' which was later renamed by the city's eminent personalities after independence. Pre-independence, it was a small village with population concentrated around Jagadhri Railway Station. After partition of India, many migrants from Punjab in Pakistan chose to make Yamuna Nagar/Jagadhri their new home, and in the process. adding to the culture of the town. The area where land was allocated to the migrants, later developed into the Model Town area of Yamuna Nagar, the centre of the city area.The city is made on land which is acquired by government from various people and was used in developing the city.The area till now is dominated by the Punjabi community. The sanatan dharm sabha ,founded by Capt.Ishar singh chhibber,Mehta Ralla ram Mohan ,Nand kishor vohra and laxmidas vasudeva in 1950 which still is the biggest temple complex in the city. Mohyal sabha yamunanagar was founded by Mehta Deena nath Dutta,Mehta Ladda raam ,Capt. Sukhal chand ,Mehta Ralla ram mohan Mehta Prithvich and and Bodh raj dutta The ashoka pillar of delhi was found in the village of chaneti ,about 20 kms from yamunanagar.Archaeological survey of India has found many harrapan bricks and stones from the area. Also a stupa of ashoka's time was found in the nearby village
Industries
Yamuna Nagar is well known for its industries. It has emerged as an important industrial destination in the state. This has been despite its relatively isolated location from rest of the state. Due to expanding industries, the city kept on extending geographically. This is primarily due to an increasing number of immigrants. This led to an intermixing of diverse culture. It also has to do with the rural ambiance which is reported to have undergone a lot of change. With increasing population, the trading aspects became brighter and the city went on becoming the second highest revenue generator of Haryana, immediately after Faridabad that owes its position largely to its prime location. The city produces sugar machinery, paper machinery along with highly efficient equipments for petro-chemical plants, which are shipped to various refineries across the country. The city is also known for its Plywood productions, which is attributed to the easy accessibility of primary raw material poplar tree. It has also one of India's largest railway carriage and wagon repair workshops. Recently, Reliance Industries has also installed a thermal power plant in the town. Haryana Urban Development Authority has done major development work in the land-stretch linking the city with Jagadhri.
Education
There are numerous schools, and colleges in Rohtak. These include specialist institutions for subjects such as engineering and fashion design, as well as Maharishi Dayanand Universtiy and Indian Institute of Management Rohtak.
Particulars Description
Area

255 metres (837 ft)

Population (2011)

1,214,162

Density

687 /km2 (1,779 /sq mi)

Time Zone

IST (UTC+05:30)

Sex Ratio

877 

Literacy

78.90 %

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