Sirsa is the Administrative Headquarters of Sirsa District of the state of Haryana. It is situated at a distance of 259 Kilometers from the national capital New Delhi on National Highway-10 and 250 Kilometers from the state capital Chandigarh on National Highway-64. Sirsa is well connected with New Delhi, Chandigarh and Jaipur by regular bus service run by the Haryana Roadways and railways. It is a town in the westernmost region of the state, bordering Punjab and Rajasthan. Its history dates back to the time of the writing of the Mahabharata. At one time, the Sarasvati River flowed in this area. It is home of Sirsa Air Force Station of Indian Air Force.