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A state of north-central India west of New Delhi. Formerly part of East Punjab, Haryana was made a separate state in 1966. Chandigarh is the capital.
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(Placename) 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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or Ha•ri•a•na(ˌhʌr iˈɑ nə)
a state in NW India, formed in 1966 from the S part of Punjab. 16,463,648; 17,074 sq. mi. (44,222 sq. km). Cap. (shared with Punjab): Chandigarh.
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