Kurukshetra is a city in the province of Haryana, India. It is otherwise called Dharmakshetra "Holy Place". It is otherwise called the "Place where there is Bhagwad Gita". Kurukshetra lies at separation of 160 km from New Delhi and around 80 km from Chandigarh - city with the closest airplane terminal. As per the Puranas, Kurukshetra is an area named in the wake of King Kuru, the predecessor of Kauravas and Pandavas, as portrayed in epic Mahabharata. The significance of the place is ascribed to the way that the Kurukshetra War of the Mahabharata was battled on this land and the Bhagavad Gita was lectured here amid the war when Lord Krishna discovered Arjuna in an awful difficulty
In most antiquated Hindu writings, Kurukshetra isn't a city yet a district "kshetra" signifying "locale" in Sanskrit. The limits of Kurukshetra compare generally to the focal and western parts of territory of Haryana and southern Punjab. Consequently as indicated by the Taittiriya Aranyaka 5.1.1., the Kurukshetra district is south of Turghna Srughna/Sugh in Sirhind, Punjab, north of Khandava Delhi and Mewat area, east of Maru desert and west of Parin. In 2017, the administration announced Kurukshetra a Holy City and the deal, ownership and utilization of meat are restricted inside the points of confinement of the Municipal Corporation attributable to its religious noteworthiness.