Category Archives: Himachal Pradesh

The Musical Instruments in Himachal Pradesh

By | November 22, 2021

Wind Instruments Bansuri/Flute: The Hindu God lord Krishna is traditionally considered a master of the bamboo flute. Two main varieties of Indian flutes are currently used; the first has six finger holes and one embouchure hole and is used predominantly in the Hindustani music of northern India. The second, the Venu or Pullan Guzhal, has… Read More »

Contribution of the district Una in various fields

By | July 4, 2020

During the period of 10th Guru Govind Singh, a follower of Guru Nanak Dev known as Baba Kala Dhari had come and settled here. Kala Dhari family was given a Jagir of 177 villages by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, Kala Dhari family had laid the foundation of Una town. Dera Baba Barbhag Singh’s Gurudwara- It is… 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 »

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 »

Major Characteristics of the District Chamba – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 1, 2020

Chamba district is full of interest to Archaeologists, Sociologists, Anthropologists and Scholars. Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry plays an important role in the economic condition of the majority of population in the district. Chamba is famous for the magnificence of its scenery, sparkling streams, lakes, meadows and lush green forest of deodar. The district is… Read More »

District Bilaspur Highlights 2011 Census – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 30, 2020

The population of the district has increased by 12.0 percent during 2001-2011. The population of the district constitutes 5.56 percent of the state population and rank 10thin position. Bilaspur district ranks 4th position in terms of literacy slightly above the state literacy rate is 82.8. The District occupies 5th position among the districts in registering… Read More »

Places of Religious, Historical or Archaeological importance and Places of tourist interest in District Shimla

By | June 30, 2020

Shimla district has a number of places of tourist interest. Some of these have also historical, archaeological and religious importance. A brief account of such places in the district is given as below: Chaba: It is situated on the left bank of the river Satluj in tehsil Seoni. It is very small village but its… Read More »