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Sonipat also spelled as Sonepat, is a town and a Municipal Corporation in Haryana state of India. It comes under the National Capital Region and is around from Delhi. It is also around 214 km(128 miles) southwest of Chandigarh, the state capital. The Yamuna River runs along the eastern boundary.On 22 December 1972, Sonipat was carved out of Rohtak and made a full-fledged district.EtymologyAccording to legend, Sonipat was earlier known as Sonprastha, which later on became 'Svarnaprastha' . Later, the name Svarnaprastha changed into Svarnpath, and then to its current form, Sonipat/Sonepat.Ancient historyReference to the city comes in the epic Mahabharata, Sonipat was founded as Swarnaprastha by the five Pandava brothers. It was one of the five prasthas or towns demanded by Yudhishthira as the price of peace from Duryodhana and in lieu of the kingdom of Hastinapur. The other four villages were Panprastha (Panipat), Baghprastha (Baghpat), Tilprastha (Tilpat) and Indraprastha. Another legend ascribed it to Raja Soni, the thirteenth descendent of Arjuna, one of the Pandava brothers. Khanda, Sonipat village is very ancient village in Sonipat.
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