Kharkhoda]Kharkhoda is a city, the administrative headquarters of Kharkhoda Tehsil and a municipal committee in Sonipat district in the Indian state of Haryana.As of 2001 India census, Kharkhoda had a population of 18,758.. As a Tehsil it contain 45 villages which had population of 160083. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kharkhoda has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kharkhoda, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. 53% of the population is Saini, 15% is Brahman, 10% is Punjabi, and others are about 22%.Its current population is about 21,302.. Kharkhoda can be made subdivision after ongoing census of India.It said to derive its name from Kharak, meaning a stall. Another tradition connects it with Khara and Dushana, the brothers of Ravana, the rakshasa king of Lanka (now Sri Lanka).It is located 16 miles to the west from nearby city, Rohtak. Total distance between Kharkhoda to Sonipat is 19 KM. It has an elected municipal body to run the municipal administration of the town, which also contains the headquarters of the tehsil of Kharkhoda. In this historical site, there is a tomb of Syed Sufi and his fair held annually.The town nurses a number of places of public utility of which a college, a civil veterinary hospital, a civil dispensary, a post office and police station are worth mentioning. It is an important grain market.Very soon Kharkhoda town is going to become Industrial Model Town. Also a new Civil Hospital is under construction at Thana Kalan Road.Also, the new roads are under construction up to the newly constructed bypass all over the town.ITI is also under construction on bypass.Here Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb constructed a Mosque, which is now ruined. In Pre Partition days, Kharkhoda was town of Muslim Syed Families , which are also called Mir. In 1947 they migrate to Pakistan. Famous Pakistani writer and researcher, Syed Qasim Mahmood, was born here.