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The root locality of Indus culture in the Sindh area, now in Pakistan. Its ruins of the city of Harappa and those of Mohenjo-daro are the most famous archaeological sites of the Indus culture.



Hastinapura was the capital of the Kuru dynasty of kings on whose development the Mahabharata is based. All incidents in the epic Mahabharata have taken place in the city of Hastinapura.  The first reference to Hastinapura mentioned in the Hindu Puranas (books about ancient and mythological history) is as the capital of Emperor Bharata.