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Chapter-XIX

The Kurukshetra District has its due share of places of interest among which Thanesar and Pehowa form places of all India importance. Kurukshetra, as indicated elsewhere, has an extensive area of about 100 miles (48 Kos) in length and the same in breadth.1 It is said in the Puranas that those who visit this area or reside here even for a while, go straight to heaven after death. But the most sacred act is taking a dip in its many holy tanks, which are as follows:-