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Yamunanagar is a city and a municipal council in Yamunanagar District in the Indian state of Haryana. The older town is called Jagadhri. The railway station servicing the town is called Jagadhri railway station. Yamunanagar was earlier known as 'Abdullahpur'. Pre-independence, it was a small village with population concentrated around Jagadhri Railway Station. After partition of India, many refugees from Punjab in Pakistan chose to make Yamunanagar/Jagadhri their new home, and in the process. adding to the culture of the town. The area where land was allocated to the refugees later developed into the Model Town area of Yamunanagar

Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Guru Gobind Singh jee Visited the place. The Gurdwara Kapal Mochan is built in there memory.