derives its name from its headquarters town Jind that is said to
be a corruption of Jaintapuri. It is also said that this town had
been founded at the time of Mahabharta. According to an old saying
the Pandavas built a temple in honour of Jainti Devi (the goddess
of victory), offered prayers for success, and then launched the
battle with the Kauravas. The town grew up around the temple and
was named Jaintapuri (Abode of Jainti Devi) which later on came to
be known as Jind.
& Boundaries of the district.
The district lies in the north of Haryana between 29.03’
and 29.51’ north latitude and 75.53’ and 76.47’ east
longitude. On its east and northeast lie the districts of Panipat,
Karnal and Kaithal respectively. Its boundary line on the north
forms the inter-state Haryana- Punjab border with Patiala and
Sangurar districts of Punjab across it. In the west and southwest
it has a common boundary with district Hisar & Fatehabad and
in its south and southeast lies the district of Rohtak and Sonipat
Other major towns in the district of Jind are Narwana,
Safidon, Uchana, Julana and Pillukhera .
Jind district has also a very religious respect. There are
very famous temples in Jind .
Jind is comes into existence on 01.11.1966 comprises with three
Sub-Divisions i.e Jind, Safidon, Narwana and 10 Police Stations.
This district has its border with Hisar, Bhiwani, Rohtak, Karnal,
Kaithal, Panipat and District Sangrur of Punjab State.