illustrious son of the soil, Seth Chhaju Ram
of the greatest philanthropists of the country and a well known maker of
modern Haryana was Seth Chhaju Ram. As the present Haryana is famous for
its three Lals — Devi Lal, Bansi Lal and Bhajan Lal; there was a time
when the region had three popular Rams — Chhaju Ram, Chhottu Ram and
Neki Ram. In the history of the country, especially Haryana, Seth Chhaju
Ram has his unique place.
folk art, the Sanjhi way
the month of Ashwin (September-October), the Jat villages of
Haryana witness the annual spectacle of Sanjhi. Even a casual spectator
cannot miss the many faces of Sanjhi, put on mud plastered walls by
village maidens. On the first day of Ashwin Shukla Pratipada, village
maidens adorn walls with star-studded images of Goddess Sanjhi.