Category Archives: Misc HPGK

British Cantonments in Himachal Pradesh

By | June 29, 2017

Dagshai cantonment: Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan. It was founded in 1847 by the East India… Read More »

Popular Names of Places & Personalities of Himachal Pradesh

By | November 6, 2016

In our previous posts, we talked about the Mountain Peaks and Mountain Passes & Jots of Himachal Pradesh. Today we talk about the Popular names of Places & Personalities of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal and its personalities have been related to many popular places and people of India. Like the town of Mandi is popularly known as… Read More »