Bhirana oldest Harappan site, Rakhigarhi largest: ASI report
The Rakhigarhi site is spread over 400 hectares, nearly double that of Mohenjo Daro in Pakistan
An Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) report that was made public this week claims that the largest and oldest sites of the Harappan Civilization are both in Haryana. The oldest, according to C-14 radio-dating done by ASI, is at Bhirana village in Fatehabad district, and has been dated to 7570-6200 BC. That makes it far older than the site at Mehrgarh, Pakistan, which has been dated to 6400-7000 BC.