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About Gohana

The city of Gohana in Haryana is also a tehsil and municipal council. It lies in Sonipat district of Haryana and comes under Rohtak Division. At Rohtak-Panipat Highway, the city is situated 41 kilometers in the west direction from Sonipat which is the district headquarters. Nagar, Wazirpura, Thaska, Khandrai and Mehmudpur Mann are the names of some villages that are located in the vicinity of Gohana. This Tehsil town is enclosed by Jat Gotra villages. The cities that are located in the neighborhood of Gohana are- Safidon, Rohtak and Ganaur.

About Gohana
Gohana in Haryana

History of Gohana

Earlier the city was famous as “Gavambhavana” which means “the place which is abundant in cows”. Locals also reckoned it as a holy place. There is a fort here which was built by Prithviraj Chauhan. In 1192, Mohd. Ghori vanquished Prithviraj Chauhan and shattered this fort. Later on, the Taga Brahmins occupied Gohana. In 1947 all the Muslims left Gohana and moved to Pakistan. Noawadays, the city is dwelled by numerous Jat families of different Gotras which also includes the Malik Gotra. Since Gohana is a Tehsil town, it also incorporates people from the other communities as well.

Geography and Climate of Gohana

Gohana is positioned at 29.13 degrees in North and 76.7 degrees in East. The avg. elevation of the city is 738 feet or 225 m. The topography of Gohana is comprised largely of low plains; however there is a small plateau which lies in its south central region. The land area of Gohana is 238533 square kilometers. Summers are hot in Gohana with a maximum temperature soaring to 41 degrees and the minimum temperature remains around 27-28 degrees. Winters are pleasant in Gohana with the maximum and minimum temperatures around 21 degrees and 7 degrees respectively.

Demography of Gohana

There are 21 wards in Gohana for which elections take place after every five years. As per the census of 2011, Gohana’s population was 65708 out of which females comprised 30870 and males comprised 34838. The populace of kids under 6 years of age, is 8489 i.e. 12.92 percent of the total populace of the city. The avg. literacy rate of Gohana is 81.90 percent which is greater than the state avg. i.e. 75.55 percent. Female literacy rate and male literacy rate are 74.83 percent and 88.24 percent respectively. The municipal committee of Gohana administers over approximately 12477 houses in the city and provides sewerage and water supply to them. Within the limits of municipal committee Gohana has also been permitted to construct roads and inflict tax on the properties that come under its authority.

Culture of Gohana

Hindus comprise the predominant population of Gohana. Apart from numerous Hindu temples in Gohana, there also exist remains of medieval era mosques established before the partition of India. Majority of these mosques are located in the vicinity of Gohana’s market area. Gohana also gives shelter to a minority of Sikhs, Jains and Christians. The Jains have set up 4 temples in Gohana. Regional Haryanvi and Hindi are the official languages of Gohana.

Tourist Attractions in Gohana

Gohana doesn’t give an abundance of choices when it comes to tourism, however it boasts of some notable and remarkable places of attractions which attract the tourists from all over the country. Gohana brags of the famous Jain temple which is 1500 years old and is located at the Holi Mohalla. This temple has a white colored idol of Lord Parshvnath. Ram Sharnam Ashram, Rohta Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Park, Devi Lal Cricket Stadium and Sanjivni Kaya Shodhan Sansthan are the other must-visit attractions of Gohana.

Famous Personalities of Gohana

Following are some prominent personalities who hail from Gohana:
  • Bhagat Phool Singh- The founder of Bhagat Phool Women’s University and the Gurukul
  • Mool Chand Jain- Freedom fighter
  • Kishan Singh Sangwan- Was elected as Sonipat constituency’s M.P. three times
  • Yogeshwar Dutt- International Wrestler
  • Jagbir Malik- Gohana Constituency’s present MLA

Hotels in Gohana

Although this town of Haryana has a handful of local attractions, yet the place attracts a significant numbers of tourists all through the year. There are a few hotels with all the latest amenities to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Below mentioned are some famous hotels of Gohana.

Canal Rest House
Address: Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-1263-253302

Shubham Hotel & Restaurant
Address: Rohtak Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Bus Stand, Opp Tata Nano Agency
Phone numbers: +(91)-1263-253810, 9255499101 and +(91)-9255510001

Healthcare Services in Gohana

Health services in Gohana encompass all the services which deal with the diagnosis and treatments of diseases. There are a handful of renowned hospitals, nursing homes and private clinics in Gohana that are well-equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipments, proficient doctors and trained medical employees. The patients who get admitted to these medical units are given utmost care and safety. Given below are the contact details of some noteworthy hospitals, clinics and nursing homes in Gohana.

Hospitals in Gohana

Chahal Hospital (Ayurvedic Hospital)
Address: Jind Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Arya Sr. Secondary School
Phone numbers: 9215087419 and +(91)-9416087419

Gajraj Hospital
Address: Hospital Chowk, Rohtak Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr SK Automobiles
Phone number: 01263257377

Aahuti Blood and Eyes Donation Camp (Blood Bank)
Address: Main Bazaar, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-9896055758

Nursing Homes in Gohana

Adarsh Nursing Home
Address: 45, Janakpuri, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Pankaj Automobiles
Phone number: 01263252854

Kala Deep Nursing Home
Address: Old Anaaj Mandi, Tehsil Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Punjab National Bank
Phone number: 01263253917

Clinics in Gohana

Sita Clinic
Address: 52/1, Station Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Gohana Railway Station
Phone number: 01263252171

Chemists in Gohana

Arun Medical Store
Address: Fawwara Chowk Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr Maturam Jalebi Waala
Phone: +(91)-9467444422

Anand Medical Hall
Address: Meham Rd Chowk, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone: 9255603235 and +(91)-9812250444

SAI Medicose
Address: Nr Bazaar Medical Hall, Old Bus Stand Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone: +(91)-9254450079

Chahal Medicose
Address: Teshil Rd, Sir Chottu Ram Chowk, Gohana, Sonepat – 131301
Landmark: Opposite. Veterinary Hospital
Phone: 9812023502 and +(91)-9255603239

Sharma Medical Store
Address: Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr Ganga Nursing Home
Phone: 8901316955, +(91)-9896627291 and 8398040467

PL Medical Store
Address:  15, Park Rd, Gohana, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr Jeet Hospital
Phone: 01263 253394

Food in Gohana

Simple Haryanvi food is served in Gohana and is famous for its robustness and remains entrenched to the culture of Haryana. The main purpose to prepare the cuisines is to make them wholesome and nutritious for everyone. The agrarian culture maintained by Gohana reflects in its simple food habits. Baajra and Wheat Rotis are full of nutrients and taste and are savored by the locals of Gohana. Rotis are relished with scrumptious vegetable curries and mixed daal. Due to abundance of milk, butter and ghee is liberally consumed by the people of Gohana daily. Kadhi, Mithe Chawal, Besan Roti, Bathua Raita, Malpuas, Kachri ki sabzi, Kheer, Churma and Tamatar ki chutney are some popular dishes of Gohana. Baajre ki khichri, Pethe ki sabji and Rabri are some occasional food items that are prepared and savored during festivities. Thandai and Lassi are the most preferred sweet drinks of Gohana people. Following are some notable restaurants located in the city of Gohana.

Restaurants in Gohana

Shiv Ganga Fast Food & Juice Corner
Address: Main Gate, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Kanya Gurukul, Khanpur Kalan
Phone numbers: 9255057773, +(91)-8930655005 and 8930636303

Sahid Bhagat Singh Tea Stall
Address: Highway Mp 71, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Landmark: Nr Police Chowki, Mundlana
Phone numbers: 9812876564 and +(91)-8816878283

Sweet Shops in Gohana

Maturam Halwai
Address: Fawara Chowk Gohana, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-9466669166

Lala Maturam Halwai
Address: Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-9255589288

Sanjay Misthan Bhandar
Address: Panipat Rd, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone numbers: 9466354101 and +(91)-9812831163

Matu Ram Rajender Parsad
Address: Shiv Chowk, Tehsil Rd, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-9896946156

Shahji Top Misthan Bhandar
Address: Fawara Chowk Gohana, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone number: +(91)-9813354586

Ramesh Misthan Bhandar
Address: Purani Anaj Mandi, Nr Janta Kitab Ghar, Gohana, District Sonepat, Haryana, Pin code- 131301
Phone numbers: 9991720336, 9896060925 and 9991763634

Transport in Gohana

Gohana is linked with all the major districts as well as the other villages and towns in a good way. The NH 71-A, links Panipat and Rohtak with Gohana. There is also a State Highway which links Gohana to Jind and Sonipat districts. Gohana is also well connected with Bhiwani, Rohtak and Panipat via efficient rail network. A new rail line which will start from Jind to Sonipat and pass through Gohana is also on cards. Gohana Railway Station (Station code- GHNA) is the main rail head of the city. The station is owned by the Northern Railway, New Delhi and it was established in the early 70s. Very soon the Gohana station will be promoted to a Junction.Buses are the main mode of transport in Gohana to commute within the city as well as to the nearby places.

Gohana Bus Station
Address: NH 71A, Gohana, Haryana, Pin code- 131301

Services in Gohana
Gohana has a handful of indispensable services to offer its citizens. These services include a number of transporters, travel agents, insurance companies, courier services and post office. Let us know in detail about these essential services offered at Gohana along with their contact details.

Utility Services in Gohana


Shri Shiv Shankar Motors
Address: Sonepat Rd, Gohana, Sonepa, Pin- 131001
Landmark: In Front of Sushanti Hospital
Phone numbers: 9050463597 and +(91)-9416233219

Sanjay Loading Service
Address: Kath Mandi, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131001
Phone numbers: 8930196600 and +(91)-9466095900

Prince Transport Service
Address: Near Baroda Rlwy Crossing Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131001
Phone numbers: +(91)-9813574163, 8901046241, 9050793417 and 9991823569

Sri Ram Transport Company
Address: Vill. Khanpur Kalan, Tehsil Gohana, Sonipat District, Pin- 131001
Phone numbers: 9671337154 and +(91)-9050648054

Travel Agents in Gohana

JAI MAA Vesno Tour & Travelers
Address: 55 Foot Road, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131001
Landmark: In Front of Bus Stand, Dr Gajraj Hospital
Phone numbers: 9416810514, +(91)-9812345166 and 9992508489

Brilliant Cyber Cafe and Travel Agent
Address: Next to Upkar Electric, Baroda Chowk, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone numbers: +(91)-1263-253575 and +(91)-9254780006

Pappu Tour and Travels

Address: Baroda Chowk, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone numbers: 9896463767 and +(91)-9812679908

Sri Balaji Tour and Travels
Address: Maham Road, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131001
Landmark: Near Vishwakarma Chowk
Phone numbers: 9253535370, +(91)-9034878719,  9253535372 and 8059977052

Sai Associates
Address: Sai group, Sonipat rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131001
Landmark: Nr Ekant hotel
Phone numbers: 9253870003 and +(91)-9215470002

Taxi Service in Gohana
New Neelkhanth Taxi Stand
Address: Fowwara Chowk, Near Rohtak Gate, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone numbers: 9813645533, +(91)-9813809488, 9813319778 and 8053457220

Courier Service in Gohana

DTDC Courier
Address: 48/2, Civil Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Landmark:  Nr Old Bus Stand
Phone: 09416149970

Post Office in Gohana

Gohana Sub Post Office
Address: Gohana Taluk, District Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Phone: 01263 257 211

Insurance Companies in Gohana

The New India Assurance Company
Address: 15, Rohtak Road, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr SK Automobiles
Phone: 01263252714

National Insurance Company
Address: 194, Tehsil Rd, Gohana, Sonepat, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr Punjab National Bank
Phone: 01263 253299

The Oriental Insurance Company
Address: 15/2, Rohtak Rd, Gohana, Pin- 131301
Landmark: Nr SK Automobiles
Phone: 01263258805

Thus, we see that Gohana satisfies its tourists with its remarkable services, outstanding transport options, beautiful tourist spots and rich culture.


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    Ajeet Dhillon from Gohana 975 Days ago

    Dear sirThere is a mistake in DTDC courier service details because last Chanel partner of DTDC stop working with company, now days we are working with DTDC Express Limited and address isDTDC CourierOpp. Gajraj hospitaNear Bus Stand, GohanaM: 9912451887Email ID: gohana.hhp@fr.dtdc.comThanku

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