District Una Highlights of 2011 Census – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 2, 2020

Una district occupies the 6th rank among the districts in terms of population. Una district stands at 6th position in terms of sex ratio among the districts of the state with 976 females per 1,000 males as compared to 972 females per 1,000 males of the state average. Una district stands 9th in terms of… Read More »

History of Chintpurni Temple – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 2, 2020

The temple of Chintpurni is a prominent pilgrimage center and one of the Shaktipeethas of the country. Located in the district of Una it is surrounded by the western Himalaya in the north and smaller Shivalik range bordering the state of Punjab in the east. The temple is situated at the height of 940 metres… Read More »

Contribution of the district Kangra – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 2, 2020

(i) The district is famous for its ancient temples like Jawalaji, Brejeshwari, Chamunda and Shiva temple of Baijnath. (ii) Dharmsala, the district head–quarters is known for the second-highest rainfall station after Cherapunji, in the country. (iii) The headquarters of the Tibetan Government in exile is located at Dharmsala, which is often referred to as ‘Little… Read More »

Places of religious, historical or archaeological importance and Tourist Interest in District Kangra

By | July 2, 2020

Kangra: This town is at a distance of about 18 kms. from Dharmsala and serves as the headquarters of the sub-division, sub-district and panchayat samiti. It is an ancient town and was once the capital of an ancient Trigartha Kingdom. The place is famous for its fort, which was ruined in the earthquake of 1905.… Read More »

Fairs and Festivals of District Kangra – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 2, 2020

Kangra district is a land of gods and goddesses. Almost every village has a temple or shrine of the god, goddess or deity. Village folks are simple and religious in nature and love music. They participate in the fairs and the festivals, which are celebrated with gusto and devotion. Some of the important fairs and… Read More »

District Kangra Highlights of 2011 Census – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 1, 2020

Kangra district has the highest number of 3,869 villages among the 12 districts of the state. Kangra district occupies the 1st rank among the districts in terms of population. Kangra district occupies the 2nd position in terms of sex ratio among the districts of the state with 1,012 females per 1,000 males as compared to… Read More »

Legendry Personalities of District Kangra – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 1, 2020

Captain Vikram Batra: Captain Vikram Batra was born to Jai Kamal Batra and GL Batra in the Palampur region- in a village called Ghuggar. He enrolled in the Indian Military Academy in 1996. He was posthumously honoured with the Param Vir Chakra- the country’s highest honour for bravery for his gallant and fearless efforts in… Read More »

Places of religious, historical or archaeological importance and Tourist Interest in District Chamba

By | July 1, 2020

Chamba valley, perhaps the loveliest of valleys of Himachal Pradesh, is noted for the magnificence of its scenery-sparkling streams, lakes, meadows, and lush green forests of deodar. A place of high mountain ranges, Chamba district is rich in wildlife and is the home of rare animals like snow leopard, ibex, brown bear, leopard, and musk… Read More »