Localities of Sonipat

In recent times, Sonipat/Sonepat has experienced tremendous development in terms of infrastructure. Today, it is getting great recognition from people not only from country but around the world for its popular tourist places, restaurants and ancient history. There are many villages that come under this district. In addition, there are a number of nearby places that have emerged as developing locations due to rise of Sonepat city. Let's discuss a few of them:

Localities of Sonipat

Murthal

Local Areas of Sonepat


Murthal is one of the largest villages in Sonipat district of Haryana in Northern India. It is about 48 km from the union territory, New Delhi. The Murthal was just small village along the National Highway 1 about 20 years ago. Now it is one of the fastest growing villages in Haryana. People living in this popular place are named “Murthalites” or “Murthaliyas”.

As far as history of Murthal is concerned, the name of village is suggested to have originated from the word “Muni Sthal” meaning devotee’s place of meditation. Earlier this region was surrounded by dense forest but it was cleared for having more agricultural space. This was to build houses for the people after the development of NH 1 and explosion of population.

Since many years Murthal has been famous for its food. There are many small restaurants (local dhabas) located on the NH 1 that are known for its vegetarian North Indian meals. Following are key things of this major village of Sonipat:
  • Official Language – Hindi
  • PIN Code – 131027
  • Telephone Code – 130
  • Nearest Cities – New Delhi and Sonipat
  • Lok Sabha Constituency – Sonepat
  • Vidhan Sabha Constituency – Rai

Kundli Village

Nearby Areas of Sonipat


The other well-known village of Sonipat is Kundli. It comes in Rai Mandal, Sonipat district, Haryana. Nowadays the village is getting great exposure due to establishment of the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM). It is an upcoming premier research institute of food science in Haryana and being developed by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), Government of India. Here are quick facts of Kundli village:
  • 8.604 km away from its Mandal headquarters, Rai
  • 17.31 km far from Sonipat
  • 210 km distance from state headquarters & union territory, Chandigarh
  • Other villages in Rai Mandal – Chhatehara, Bindhrloi, Bhowapur, Bankipur, Bhaire, Saboli, Bazidpur, Bahalgarh, Badkhalsa, Badhmalik, Aurangabad, Assawarpur and Akbarpur Barota
  • Distance of Kundli from near by villages – Nathupur (4.536 km), Bazidpur Saboli (4.209 km), Aterna (4.152 km), Rasoi (3.633 km), Nangal Kalan (3.550 km), Janti Kalan (3.181 km) and Sersa (0.936 km)
  • Developed due to major projects namely – Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway and Rapid Rail Transit System (RRTS)

Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway

Sonepat Nearby Places


The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway is being constructed in the Indian state of Haryana into three sections of 45 km each for having easy connectivity between Kundli, Manesar and Palwal by road. It is 135.6 km and will play an important role for Delhi commuters as well. It will act as bypass for traffic north of Delhi on NH1 and going towards south of Delhi on NH 2 or west of Delhi on NH 8.

The KMP Expressway is also called as Delhi Western Peripheral Expressway. It crosses some major national highways including NH 2 (south of Palwal), NH 71B (southwest of Sohna), NH 8 (south of Manesar), NH 10 (just northwest of Bahadurgarh) and NH 1 at Kundli in Sonipat where it starts from north of Delhi. In addition, flyovers are actually being built on all these national highways. Following things will also be constructed:
  • 4 bus bays
  • 2 truck parking
  • Cross drainage works at 292 locations
  • 18 major and minor bridges
  • 4 railway over-bridges
  • 61 pedestrian crossing passages
  • 31 cattle crossing passages
  • 33 agricultural vehicular underpasses

The construction of KMP Expressway was started in 2007 and supposed to get operational by 29th July 2009 but it is yet to be completed. Here are more facts of this crucial expressway:
  • Length – 135.6 km (84.3 mi)
  • Major Junctions – Kundli on NH 1, NH 10, SH 26 of Gurgaon-Pataudi-Rewari state highway, Badli village 3 km of west of Delhi border on Gurgaon-Jhajjar road,  Pachgaon village on NH 8, NH 71B & 10 km of Sohna (North End) and 5 km south of Palwal on NH 2 (South End)
  • Major Cities – Sonipat (Kundli), Bahadurgarh (Gateway of Haryana), Palwal and Gurgaon

Dhaturi Village in Sonepat

Dhaturi is a village near to Sonipat district of Haryana state. It comes in Ganaur Tehsil and belongs to Rohtak Division. It is located about 12 km far from North of district headquarters Sonipat, 9 km away from Ganaur and around 218 km distance from state capital Chandigarh. This region is situated on the border of Sonipat and Panipat district. It is near to the Uttar Pradesh state border. Following are more quick facts of this village:
  • Tehsil Name – Ganaur
  • District – Sonipat
  • State – Haryana
  • Division – Rohtak
  • Language – Hindi
  • Elevation – 222 meters
  • Telephone Code – 0180
  • PIN Code – 131039
  • Nearby Cities – Ganaur (8 km), Sonipat (11 km), Samakha (21 km) and Gohana (40 km)
  • Nearby Talukas – Chhaprauli (21 km) and Rai (17 km)
  • Nearby Airports – Chandigarh Airport (201 km), Dehradun Airport (187 km), Muzaffarnagar Airport (79 km) and Indira Gandhi International Airport (64 km)
  • Nearby Tourist Places – Kurukshetra (119 km), Panipat (40 km), Hansi (119 km), Manesar (89 km) and Hastinapur (102 km)
  • Nearby Railway Stations – Sonipat Railway Station (10 km), Ganaur Railway Station (9 km), Rajlu Garhi Railway Station (5 km) and Sandal Kalan Railway Station (5 km)
  • Nearby Districts – Panipat (40 km), North West Delhi (36 km), Baghpat (23 km) and Sonipat (11 km).

Sonipat is the place of exploring its famous food, culture and history. There are many nearby places that can be visited for having the great pleasure of experiencing good things. So when are you planning to visit Sonepat and its nearby regions that are mentioned above?

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