Tag Archives: Kangra

Pahari Styles of Painting

By | November 7, 2016

This Pahari styles of painting developed in the Sub-Himalayan states that were also under the umbrella of Mughal overlordship. There were many schools that were flourishing in smaller kingdoms, which came under the blanket of ‘Pahari Paintings’. These consisted ateliers in the court of around 22 princely states stretching from Jammu to Almora. Hence, the… Read More »

Brief History of District Kangra

By | November 6, 2016

Kangra state: During the ancient times the name of Kangra was ‘Nagarkot’ or ‘Bhimkot’. The other name of Kangra was ‘Trigarta’ during the Mahabharata time. The Plain areas and Hill areas of Trigarta were called as Jallandhara and Nararkot respectively. Kangra became the district of Himachal Pradesh on 1 November 1966. Kullu was a Tehsil… Read More »