General Deepak Kapoor, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2007–10.
General VK Singh, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2010–12.
General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of the Army Staff (India) 2014-2016.
Major general Rao Farman Ali Khan,born 1923 in, Rohtak, Haryana/East Punjab,(Unit: 26th Field Artillery Regiment,Pak Army). He fought World War-II, Indo-Pak war 47,65,71…
General Vijay Kumar Singh, born in Bapora, Bhiwani.
Hon. Captain Umrao Singh Yadav (1920–2005), born in Palra, Jhajjar, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC).
Lt.Colonel Hoshiar Singh, born in Sisana, Sonipat, recipient of Param Vir Chakra (1971 war).
Lieutenant Colonel Dharam Singh was born on 10 July 1910 in village Badesara, Bhiwani district, Haryana. For his gallantry he received the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 8 November 1948.
Lance Naik Hari Singh was born on 26 September 1920 in Badanpur village, Jind district, Haryana. For his gallantry he was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) on 17 March 1948.
Subedar Richhpal Ram (August 20, 1899 – February 12, 1941), born in Barda, Mahendragarh, recipient of Victoria Cross (VC) on 4 July 1941.
General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Army chief of India is from Bishan village Jhajjar Disst Haryana
FAMOUS POLITICIANS OF HARYANA
Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan – 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan, 1st Foreign Minister of Pakistan, 1st Defence Minister of Pakistan & 1st Finance Minister of India. He born (1 October 1895) in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab.
Abhimanyu Sindhu – BJP National Secretary and BJP National Spokesperson
Amar Singh, former President of District Congress, Kurukshetra for 12 consecutive years.
Arvind Kejriwal, from Hisar, Haryana, the Chief Minister of Delhi.
Ashok Tanwar former National President of NSUI and Indian Youth Congress, Ex.MP from Sirsa and currently the president of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee.
Avtar Singh Bhadana born in Faridabad is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Faridabad constituency of Haryana and is a prominent leader of Gurjars and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
B. D. Sharma, first Chief Minister of the state
Bansi Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana, former Railway Minister of India
Bhajan Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana.
Pawan Pandit, born in bhiwani,is an Indian social and political activist and leader of Bhartiya Gau Raksha Dal & Aam Aadmi Sangathan
Bhupinder Singh Hooda, born in rohtak. is an Indian politician and leader of the Indian National Congress who has been Chief Minister of Haryana since March 2005.
Devi Lal, former Chief Minister of Haryana, 6th Deputy Prime Minister of India
Mahendra Chaudhry, Former Prime Minister of Fiji
Babu Mool Chand Jain, PWD, B&R Minister (1956), Finance Minister (1967 & 1978), Leader of the Opposition (1980-1982), Deputy Chairman Planning Board (1987-1989)
Om Prakash Chautala Former Chief Minister of Haryana, son of Devi Lal
Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan__Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, 9th & 10th(current)Speaker Provincial Assembly of the Punjab.
Rana Phool Muhammad Khan__Born in Karnal, Haryana/East Punjab, Best Politician.Founder of Phool Nagar
Rao Birender Singh was the second chief minister of Haryana.
Rao Hashim Khan Born in Balyali Village, Bawani Kheda tehsil, Bhiwani district, Haryana/East Punjab.
Rao Muhammad Afzal Khan,Born in 1925 in Kalanaur, Rohtak District, Haryana/East Punjab.
Rao Sikandar Iqbal, from Kalanaur, Haryana/East Punjab, 25th Defence Minister of Pakistan from 2002 to 2007.
Sushma Swaraj, born in Ambala. She is a former Union Cabinet Minister of India and a former Chief Minister of Delhi. She was the country’s youngest Cabinet Minister at 25 years of age (1977).
Om Prakash Dhankar (born 1961), Haryana politician, President BJP Kisan Morcha
Piyush Goyal (born 1964,Mumbai), From Uklana Mandi, Non resident Haryanvi politician, Power Minister in Modi Govt.
H. R. Bhardwaj, (born 1937), former Governor of Karnataka state from 2009 to 2014 and Union Cabinet Minister of the Ministry of Law and Justice (India) from 2004 to 2009 in the cabinet of Manmohan Singh, born in Rohtak district.
Ch Lehri Singh Malik was a quit India freed I’m fighter. He was the irrigation and agricultural minister under who Bhakra Nangal was created and much of Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and himachal received electricity . He was one of three people who advised indira Gandhi on creating Haryana. He fell out with Nehru first because he fought for Hindi to be used in the regions where jats lived. There was a movement to make all of Punjab a Punjabi speaking state. Luckily Nehru’s daughter saw his importance. He was an MP. And a criminal lawyer. He was born in 1901 and died in 1981 St the age of eighty in Roktak Haryana. His son Sukbir Singh Malik was also a freedom fighter and like his father was given a 22 gun salute at his funeral. ” By Our Reader Ameeta Davis ( granddaughter of Ch Lehri Singh Malik ) ”
FREEDOM FIGHTERS OF HARYANA IN REVOLUTION
Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945).
Dharam Singh Hayatpur, revolutionary leader.
Ganga Singh Gurjar, Freedom fighter of India who took active part in the Great revolt of 1857.
Nihal Singh Takshak also former Education Inspector with Birla Institute Pilani.
Ranbir Singh Hooda, Member of the first Constituent Assembly that framed Indian Constitution. Died 2009.
Rao Tula Ram, revolutionary leader in 1857 revolt from Rewari district.
Seth Chhaju Ram
Babu Mool Chand Jain, Jailed for Individual Civil Disobedience Movement (1941), Quit India Movement (1942).
FAMOUS SPORTS PERSONALITIES OF HARYANA
Dinesh Kumar, born in Bhiwani.
Jagdish Singh, born in Bhiwani.
Manoj Kumar, born in Rajound, Kaithal district.
Vijender Singh, born in Bhiwani.
Vikas Krishan Yadav, born in Singhwa Khas, Hisar district.
Virender Sehwag, born in Jhajjar District
Ajay Ratra, born in Faridabad.
Joginder Sharma, born in Rohtak.
Joginder Rao, born in Gurgaon.
Kapil Dev, born in Haryana.
Jasjeet Kaur Handa.
Mamta Kharab, born in Rohtak.
Pritam Rani Siwach, born in Jharsa, Gurgaon.
Suman Bala, born in Shahbad Markanda.
Surinder, born in Shahbad.
Savita Punia , Born In Jodhkan,Sirsa(Hr.)In June 11, 1990
Ramesh Kumar (born 1976),Arjuna Award (2005)
Anup Kumar (born 1983, Palra, Gurgaon district), Arjuna Award (2012)
Sunil Dabas (born Mohammadpur Majra village, Jhajjar district) coach national female Kabbadi team, Dronacharya Award (2012), Padma Shri (2014)
Santosh Yadav, born in Joniyawas, Rewari. Scaled Mt. Everest Twice in One Year.
Balwant Singh Sagwal, born in Kaul, Kaithal district.