Category Archives: People of HP

Smt. Gauran Devi – A Freedom Fighter from Shimla

By | May 17, 2020

Smt. Gauran Devi w/o late Dr. L.C. Dutt, born in 1895, in Rawalpindi (Pakistan). She was an active national volunteer in Freedom Movement from 1921-47. Smt. Gauran Devi now a resident of Kishore Cottage, Shimla.  Smt. Gauran Devi did commendable work in the ‘Swaraj Movement‘ and was a close aide of Gandhiji. She used to… Read More »

Subedar Piara Singh – Oldest married surviving couple of the World

By | May 16, 2020

Subedar Piara Singh died on June 18, 2011, at Takoli village in district Una at the age of 106. His wife Hansa Devi had died two years back at Dharamsala at the age of 101. After the death of his partner, Piara Singh was not keeping good health. The Couple was living at Barol near Dharamsala… Read More »

Wazir Ram Singh Pathania – A Freedom Fighter From Kangra

By | May 14, 2020

Ram Singh Pathania was born on 10 April 1824 at the residence of Shyam Singh, a minister of the state of Nurpur. His father was the minister of Raja Veer Singh in the state of Nurpur. Due to the British-Sikh Convention in 1846, most of the princely states of Himachal Pradesh were under the British Empire.… Read More »

Shri Shiva Nand Ramaul – A Freedom Fighter from Sirmaur Himachal Pradesh

By | May 13, 2020

Q. Where/When did Shri Shiva Nand Ramaul born? Ans: Shri Shiva Nand Ramaul was born on October 16, 1894, at village Khaina (Bharog-Banedi), Tehsil Paonta-Sahib, Distt. Sirmaur. His father’s name was Shri Fateh Singh.  Q. Education Qualifications of Shri Shiva Nand Ramaul? Ans: Shri Shiva Nand Ramaul studied up to Matric. He had seven sons and… Read More »

Shri J. P. Baggi – A Revolutionary from District Mandi Himachal Pradesh

By | May 12, 2020

Q. Where did Shri J. P. Baggi born? Ans: Shri J. P. Baggi was born on 15th July 1908 at 352/10, School Baza Mandi. Q. What was Shri J. P. Baggi’s father’s name?  Ans: Shri J. P. Baggi’s father’s name was Shri Bhog Raj. Q. What was Shri J. P. Baggi’s educational background? Ans: Shri… Read More »

Shri Satya Dev Bushahri – A Freedom Fighter from Shimla Hills

By | May 9, 2020

Q. Where/When did Shri Satya Dev Bushahri born?  Ans: Shri Satya Dev Bushahri was born on 19th November 1922, village Chebari (Kasakoti), Tehsil Rohru, district Shimla. Q. What was his father’s name? Ans: His father’s name was Pt. Nikka Ram. Q. When did Shri Satya Dev Bushahri join the freedom movement? Ans: Shri Satya Dev… Read More »

Shri Bhai Hirda Ram – A Revolutionary from District Mandi

By | May 8, 2020

Q. Where/When did Shri Bhai Hirda Ram born?  Ans: Shri Bhai Hirda Ram was born on 28th November 1885, at Mandi town in district Mandi. Q. About the family and education of Shri Bhai Hirda Ram? Ans: His father Gajjan Singh was a goldsmith by profession and sent him to local middle school for his… Read More »

Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar – The Architect of Himachal Pradesh

By | May 7, 2020

Q. When/Where did Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar born? Ans: Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar was born on 4th August 1906 at Chanhalag village near Bagthan in the Sirmaur district. Q. Who was the father of Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar?  Ans: Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar’s father’s name was Bhandari Shivanand Singh Parmar, a popular leader, a successful… Read More »