Tag Archives: Himachal GK

History of Tira Sujanpur Fort – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 23, 2020

Sujanpur bears its name from “Sajjanpur” which means the town of honest and gentle people. The word “Tira” was prefixed later when Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch moved his capital from Kangra to this place and built a fort at the top of the hill called “Tira”. Tira Sujanpur was a refuge for Sansar Chand, a… Read More »

Brief Geography of District Kullu – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 9, 2020

Location and size Kullu district is located in the eastern part of central Himachal Pradesh. The district lies between 31020′ 25” to 320 25′ 0″ north latitude and 760 56′ 30″ to 770 52′ 20″ east longitude. It is bounded on the north and east by Lahaul & Spiti district, on the south-east by Kinnaur… Read More »

Fairs and Festivals of District Solan

By | June 2, 2020

In the district, a number of fairs are held throughout the year. A few of these are elucidated below: Sharad Purnima Fair: This fair is held at Unchagaon (Kunihar) in a ground surrounding the tank for two days in the month of January-February. It starts from ‘Puranmashi’ and lasts uptil the next day. It is… Read More »

Census 2011 – District Solan Highlights

By | June 1, 2020

Solan district occupies the 4th rank among the districts in terms of population. Solan district stands at 2nd position in terms of the urban population in the state. Solan district occupies 11th position in sex ratio by registering 880 females per 1000 males against a state average of 972 females. This sex ratio has slightly… Read More »

“Goddess Shoolini” Temple at Solan – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 1, 2020

Solan a very beautiful and mesmerizing town of Solan district derived its name from the Goddess Shoolini. The principle Goddess of this region is considered as the incarnation of Goddess Durga. Similarly, the district of Solan named after the Solan town. Solan is also known as “The Mushroom City of India” because of the high… Read More »

Economy of District Sirmaur – Himachal Pradesh General Studies

By | May 29, 2020

Nahan Foundry Ltd. was set up for the first time in 1875 A.D. has now been taken over by the Himachal Pradesh Government in 1964. Kinnauri Arkel and Lincon Boon are varieties of peas. Solan Gola is a variety of tomato in the district. There are five seed Multiplication Farms at Bhagani and Daula Kuan… Read More »

Baba Kanshi Ram ॥ Pahari Gandhi ॥ Himachal Pradesh ॥

By | April 26, 2020

Q. Where/When was/did Baba Kanshi Ram born?  Ans: Baba Kanshi Ram was born on 11th July 1882 in village Gurnwad, Dehra Gopipur, Dada Siba. Q. What is the name of Baba Kanshi Ram’s father? Ans: His father’s name was Shri Lakhnu Ram. Q. Who influenced Baba Kanshi Ram to join the Indian National movement?  Ans: In… Read More »