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yamunanagar

Yamunanagar is a small city/town in the north Indian state of Haryana. It is known for its plywood and paper industries, and is a huge supplier of timber to larger industries in northern India.

ATTRACTIONS

Some attractions of this little city to see are as listed:

  • Kalesar National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandir – A temple dedicated to Hanuman, the monkey Lord and God of strength.
  • Chaneti Buddhist Stupa – A Buddhist spiritual center.
  • Dayalu Ji Temple – Another popular Hindu temple in the area.

FESTIVALS

Some major festivals celebrated in Yamunanagar include the following:

  • Holi – festival of colours celebrated all over India, especially Northern and North western India.
  • Lohri – A winter folk festival in the states of Haryana and Punjab; celebrated in the month of January.
  • Janmashtami – Birth anniversary of Lord Krishna; celebrated in the month of August.
  • Basant Panchmi – A spring festival; a celebration that marks the arrival of spring (during this time Punjab’s mustard fields are usually flourishing with their yellow crop).
  • Ramzan – A festival of Muslims (where people observe a month long intermittent fast).
  • Diwali – The festival of lights; celebrated all over India in October-November.

SHOPPING

Yamunanagar has many markets where people can shop for clothes, electronics, and products of plywood, timber etc. Some good shopping spots in Yamunanagar are:

  • Indira Market
  • Agmarket
  • HBC Market
  • Devi Bhawan Bazaar
  • Amar Market

MALLS

  • Barnala Shopping Mall
  • ABC Mall
  • Kumar Mall
  • The Computers Mall
  • NG Mall

RESTAURANTS

Some good restaurants and eateries to dine at in Yamunanagar are:

  • Sneham Food Plaza
  • Sagar Ratna
  • Hotel GM Continental Restaurant
  • Sunder Lal Puri Wale
  • Multani Fast Food
  • Grill Masters
  • Urban Baithak
  • Nathu Sweets

HOTELS

Yamunanagar has some good hotels for a comfortable stay, such as:

  • The Oscar Regency
  • Orchid Square Hotel
  • Kaveri Hotel & Restaurant
  • Hotel Sapphire
  • Hotel Comfort
  • The Madhu
  • Jyoti Hotel
  • Hotel GM Continental

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Yamunanagar STD Code – 01732 (to be used before dialling numbers from a number that is not locally registered).

Common emergency numbers:

  • Police – 100
  • Fire – 101
  • Children helpline – 1098
  • Women Helpline – 1091
  • Ambulance – 102
  • Disaster helpline – 108
  • Road accident emergencies – 1073

LANGUAGE

Hindi is the official language of Yamunanagar. But, languages like English and Punjabi are spoken as well.

Hindi:

  • Welcome - Svagat
  • How are you? - Aap kaise hai?
  • What's your name? - Aapka naam kya hai?
  • I don't know - Mujhe nahi pata
  • I don't understand - Mein samjha nahi
  • Thank you - Dhanyavad

Punjabi:

  • Hello - Sat sri akaal
  • How are you? - Tussi kiwen ho?
  • I am fine - Main theek haan
  • What is your name? - Tuhada naan ki hai?
  • My name is - Mera naan haga
  • Where are you from? - Tusi kithe dey ho?