district came into existence in 1973. Its adjacent districts are
Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, Karnal, Kaithal and District Patiala of
Punjab. There are ten Police Stations namely Sadar Thanesar, City
Thanesar Ladwa, Babain, Shahabad, Jhansa, Ismailabad, Pehowa,
Kurukshetra University & Traffic Samani and ten Police Posts.
Pehowa and Kurukshetra are its two sub divisions.
This District is famous for its historical as well as
religious importance. Lord Krishna preached Arjuna ‘Geeta Updesh’.
The great battle of Mahabharta was fought here between Kauravas
Somwati Amawasya ‘Solar Eclipse Fair’ has its own
significance. Lacs of world wide pilgrims have a holy dip in the
Braham Sarover and Sannihit Tank.
This District is also famous for religious places e.g.
Jyotisar, Narkatari, Sathaneswer, Bhadarkali Mandir and Tomb of
Shekh Chilli. Tourists enjoy glimpse of Mahabharta through Light
and Sound programme in Jyotisar. Shri Krishna Saghralya is another
center of attraction for the tourists. It was established in 1987
and further bifurcated in 1991& 95 in two buildings. Every
year lacs of tourists come to see this Sanghralya. Kurukshetra
Panorma and Science Center as well as Kalpana Chawla Tara Mandal
are two scientific assets in this district. Kurukshetra University
Kurukshetra, a famous study center is also in this district.
The area of this District is well fertilized. Main crops of
this district are paddy and wheat. Source of water for agriculture
is tubewells. The people of this district are prosperous.
No traditional crime is committed in this district and the
crime is under control.