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Shimla – The Capital of Himachal Pradesh

By | May 19, 2020

As mentioned in the Book namely  “Simla Past and Present” by Mr. Long Whom and  “Shimla Guide of 1870” by Mr. W.H. Garey, Shimla derives its name from “Shyeamalay”  the house built of blue slate erected by a Fakir on Jakkhoo, the first nucleus of the settlement. Another account says that Shimla means blue female… Read More »