History of Gurgaon
Gurgaon The district headquarter is situated in Gurgaon city. Now Gurgaon has become one of the most important corporate and industrial hubs of Haryana. Gurgaon also known as 'Guru Gram' or 'Guru Gaon' ( village of the spiritual teacher) was named after Dronacharya, a character in the Epic Mahabharata. It is said that Guru Dronacharya of the Pandavas and the Kauravas gave spiritual instructions to them at this place. The office and manufacturing plant of India's largest car maker Maruti Udyog Limited is situated here as are a large number other industries. Another area in which Gurgaon is excelling is the IT industry and software development. Real estate is booming here with new buildings coming up at an astronomical pace.