An interesting research done by author and social scientist Prem Chowdhry on the rising tensions between Hindus and Muslims during the 1930s in the districts of Rohtak, Gurgaon, Karnal, Hissar, Ambala in Southeast Punjab (now Haryana). Link: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3517794?read-now=1&loggedin=true&seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents On Kharkhoda, also refer to:: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kharkhoda,_Haryana " Here Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb constructed a Mosque, which is now ruined. In Pre Partition days, Kharkhoda was town of Muslim Syed Families, which is also called Mir. In 1947 they migrated to Pakistan. Famous Pakistani writer and researcher, Syed Qasim Mahmood , was born here. "