Buria is an ancient town located on the right bank of the Yamuna River
. This place is about 4 km east of Jagadhri
, Yamunanagar District
. Earlier, it formed part of a princely state ruled by a scion of the Bhangi.
Guru Tegh Bahadur
, the ninth Sikh guru
, had halted here during one of his journeys. There is a Gurdwara
dedicated to him, founded by Mat Hukam Kaur Dhilvan Vali, a Sikh follower. Built in 1920, this gurdwara draws a large number of devotees.
Rang Mahal is the main attraction at Buria. With stone arches and pillars, it is a skilfully crafted palace, built during the reign of Shah Jahan
By road, Panipat
is only 8 km from here. The nearest railway station is Panipat Junction Railway Station