Category Archives: People of HP

Satyanand Stokes ॥ Samuel Evans Stokes ॥ Kotgarh ॥ Shimla ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 6, 2020

Q. Where/When did Satyanand Stokes born? Ans: Satyanand Stokes was born on 16 August 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Q. About the father of Satyanand Stokes? Ans: Satyanand Stokes was the son of a wealthy Philadelphian engineer-businessman of Quaker antecedents, well known for his contribution to the elevator technology. Q. How did he come to India? … Read More »

Shri Gian Chand Totu ॥ Freedom Fighter ॥ Shimla ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 6, 2020

Q. Where/When did Shri Gian Chand Totu born? Ans: Shri Gian Chand Totu was born on 15th September 1919 at Totu in Shimla. Q. Shri Gian Chand Totu’s role in Freedom Struggle? Ans: In the early years of his academic career in Banaras University, he joined the ‘Dhami movement, under the guidance of Pt. Padam… Read More »

Shri Deena Nath ‘Aandhi’ ॥ Son of Gandhi ॥ Revolutionary ॥ Kangra ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 5, 2020

Q. Where/When did Shri Deena Nath ‘Aandhi’ born?  Ans: Shri Deena Nath ‘Aandhi’ was born on 3rd November 1914 at Garli, Pragpur, district Kangra, resident of ‘Aandhi Bhavan Jakhu’ (near Ashoka Hotel), Shimla. Q. Who was the father of Shri Deena Nath ‘Aandhi’?  Ans: His father’s name was Shri Bhagmal Sood, a cloth merchant from… Read More »

Shri Yashpal ॥ Revolutionary ॥ Writer ॥ Hamirpur ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 5, 2020

Q. Who was Shri Yashpal? Ans: Shri Yashpal was a revolutionary who belonged to Village Bhumpal in Distt. Hamirpur. Q. Where did Shri Yashpal born?  Ans: Shri Yashpal was born on Dec. 3, 1903, at Ferozepur Cantt. where his mother Premi Devi worked as a teacher in a famous Orphanage. His father Heera Lal was… Read More »

Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan ॥ Looking Back ॥ Kangra ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 4, 2020

Q. When/Where did Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan born? Ans: Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan was born on 23rd December 1889 in a family of Mahajan Sahukars ‘residing in a tiny village Tikka Nagrota, district Kangra. Q. About the family of Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan?  Ans: His grandfather was Shri Chajju Shah and father Shri Babu Brij… Read More »

Kinkri Devi ॥ Stree Shakti Awardee ॥ Sirmaur ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 4, 2020

Q. When/Where was Kinkri Devi born? Ans: Kinkri Devi was born in the village of Ghaton in the Sirmaur district in 1925. Q. How did Kinkri Devi become an environmental activist?  Ans: Kinkri Devi’s father was a substinance farmer of the Dalit, or untouchable caste. She began working as a servant during her early childhood and married bonded… Read More »

Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur ॥ First Health Minister of Independent India ॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 3, 2020

Q. Where/When did Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur born? Ans: Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur was born on 2nd February 1889 in Lucknow, belonged to Ahluwalia royal family of Kapurthala state, and was the daughter of Raja Sir Harnam Singh. She was the only daughter of her father who was blessed with seven sons. Q. About the… Read More »

Amrita Sher-Gill ॥ Hungarian-Indian Painter ॥ Shimla॥ Himachal Pradesh

By | May 2, 2020

Q. Where/When did Amrita Sher-Gill born? Ans: Amrita Sher-Gill was born on Sunday, 30 January 1913 at about 11.30 in the morning, in Budapest, Hungary. Q. About the Parents of Amrita Sher-Gill and their historical background?  Ans: Amrita Sher-Gil’s mother Marie Antoinette came from a well to do family. Amrita’s father, Umra Singh Majithia, a… Read More »