is a southeastern town in the state of Haryana founded in 1607 AD by Sheikh
Farid, Emperor Jehangir's treasurer. Sheikh Farid built a Fort and a mosque
and slowly the town grew with refugees from Pakistan at partition. Now
Faridabad is the most populated and industrialized city in the whole
of Haryana. Faridabad alone is generating about 60% of the revenues of
Haryana with its large number of industrial units. There is a belief that
it was Baba Farid, an eminent Sufi saint, who founded Faridabad.