Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

Fairs and Festivals of District Una – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 4, 2020

There are quite a few fairs and festivals celebrated in the various parts of the district. Some of the important fairs are as follows: Chintpurni: The shrine of Chintpurni is located 3 kms. away from a place known as Bharwain on Hoshiarpur–Dharamshala road on ridge top of Solashinghi range. At Chintpurni three famous fairs are… Read More »

Brief Geography of District Una – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 4, 2020

Physical features Una district lies in the south-western part of Himachal Pradesh. It is bounded by Kangra district in the north and north-east, Hamirpur district in the east, Bilaspur in the south-east and Punjab State in west and south. The district is stretched between 31°17′52″ – 31°52′0″ north latitudes and 75°58′21″ – 76°28′25″ east longitudes.… 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 »

Fairs and Festivals of District Kangra – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 2, 2020

Kangra district is a land of gods and goddesses. Almost every village has a temple or shrine of the god, goddess or deity. Village folks are simple and religious in nature and love music. They participate in the fairs and the festivals, which are celebrated with gusto and devotion. Some of the important fairs and… Read More »

District Kangra Highlights of 2011 Census – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 1, 2020

Kangra district has the highest number of 3,869 villages among the 12 districts of the state. Kangra district occupies the 1st rank among the districts in terms of population. Kangra district occupies the 2nd position in terms of sex ratio among the districts of the state with 1,012 females per 1,000 males as compared to… Read More »

Fairs and Festivals of District Chamba – Himachal Pradesh

By | July 1, 2020

Minjar Fair: Of all the fairs of Chamba district, Minjar is the most popular. There are many beliefs about its origin. There is a legend that many centuries ago, Ravi was flowing through the Chamba town where presently Chaugan is situated. There is a temple of Champawati on the right side of the river and… 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 »