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Haryana 51 Years

Haryana 51 Years

Haryana – 50 years and beyond

ON November 1, 2016, a gala event was organised at Gurgaon, now Gurugram, marking the Golden Jubilee of Haryana’s creation. Prime Minster Narendra...

Haryana 51 Years

A Study in Leadership

I was Deputy Commissioner Hissar when Haryana was formed in 1966, and thus was with Haryana from the very beginning. My colleagues who...

Haryana Chief Ministers
Haryana 51 Years

Lals of Haryana

NOTWITHSTANDING that Chaudhary Devi Lal’s ambition to be the Prime Minister was thwarted—he ending up as Deputy PM under VP Singh and Chandrashekhar—Haryana...

Haryana 51 Years

‘My strength was that I never sought postings’

I was named by my mother, who was very religious. She named my brothers Sri Bhagwan and Ved Bhagwan. After one of them...

Haryana 51 Years

Far away from home My Haryana days

AS a student of Economics in the 1950s at the southernmost tip of India, I was fascinated by the ‘Idea of India’ development...

Haryana 51 Years

Haryana’s political journey

WHEN Haryana, or what was then known as South Punjab, was made a separate State on November 1, 1966, it hardly had anything...

Haryana 51 Years

An affair to remember

THE idea of a career in the administrative services was not mine. I was barely 13 years old and about to give my...

AIIMS A beacon of hope for cancer patients
Haryana 51 Years

AIIMS Jhajjar – A beacon of hope for cancer patients

THE people of Haryana have so far lacked good healthcare facilities; either they had to go to Post-graduate Institute of Medical Education and...