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Himachal Pradesh History: Unveiling the Past

The history of Himachal Pradesh is based on the Vedas, Puranas and the Mahabharata. It is known as DEV BHOOMI or the abode of Gods. The region now known as Himachal Pradesh comprises of princely states of Banghal, Bilaspur, Chamba, Kinnaur, Kangra, Kutlehar, Kullu, Lahaul Spiti, Mandi, Mahasu, Sirmaur and Suket.  Sujanpur Tira Fort >> Who gave the name “ Himachal Pradesh” ? Ans: Acharya Diwakar Dutt Sharma   1. Who was the founder of Chamba State? Ans: Meru Verma in 550 A.D 2. Who was the founder of Kehlur State? Ans: Veerchand Chandel in 697 A.D 3. Who founded Suket State?  Ans: Veer Sen in 765 A.D 4.  Who founded Nalagarh State? Ans: Ajay Chand in 100 A.D. 5. Who was the founder of Nurpur State? Ans: Tejpal Tomar in 1000 A.D. 6.  Who was the founder of Sirmour State? Ans: Subhansh Prakash in 1195 A.D 7.  Who founded Trigarta State?  Ans: Raja Susharma 8. Who was the founder of the princely state of Mandi? Ans: Raja Bahu Sen in 1200 A.D; A

Himachal Pradesh History: Unveiling the Past (2)

Explore the rich history of Himachal Pradesh. Discover insights, facts, and HP history questions at hpstudyzone.com , Uncover the legacy of a vibrant region. 1. Who built the Taragarh Fort? Ans: Jagat Singh (Chamba) 2. Who built Nagarkot Fort? Ans: Susharma 3. Who built Kamlahgarh Fort? Ans: Suraj Sen  4. Who built Damadam Mahal? Ans: Suraj Sen (Mandi) 5. Who built Nahan Fort? Ans: Karam Prakash 6. Who built Sheesh Mahal? Ans : Fateh Prakash (Nahan); Moti Mahal at Nahan was also built by same ruler. 7. Who built Shahpur Fort? Ans: Bhaktmal (Shahpur) 8. Who was the builder of Rani Tal Garden? Ans: Shamsher Prakash 9. Who built Hidimba Temple at Manali? Ans: Raja Bahadur Singh 10. Who was the founder of Manimahesh Temple at Chamba? Ans: Meru Verma 11. Who built Naina Devi Temple at Bilaspur? Ans: Raja Veer Chand 12. Who is known as Pahari Gandhi? Ans: Baba Kanshi Ram 13. Who gave this title? Ans: Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru 14. Who was popularly known

Himachal Pradesh History: Unveiling the Past

The history of Himachal Pradesh is based on the Vedas, Puranas and the Mahabharata. It is known as DEV BHOOMI or the abode of Gods. The region now known as Himachal Pradesh comprises of princely states of Banghal, Bilaspur, Chamba, Kinnaur, Kangra, Kutlehar, Kullu, Lahaul Spiti, Mandi, Mahasu, Sirmaur and Suket.  Sujanpur Tira Fort >> Who gave the name “ Himachal Pradesh” ? Ans: Acharya Diwakar Dutt Sharma   1. Who was the founder of Chamba State? Ans: Meru Verma in 550 A.D 2. Who was the founder of Kehlur State? Ans: Veerchand Chandel in 697 A.D 3. Who founded Suket State?  Ans: Veer Sen in 765 A.D 4.  Who founded Nalagarh State? Ans: Ajay Chand in 100 A.D. 5. Who was the founder of Nurpur State? Ans: Tejpal Tomar in 1000 A.D. 6.  Who was the founder of Sirmour State? Ans: Subhansh Prakash in 1195 A.D 7.  Who founded Trigarta State?  Ans: Raja Susharma 8. Who was the founder of the princely state of Mandi? Ans: Raja Bahu Sen in 1200 A.D; A

Himachal Pradesh- Abode of Gods | Crown of Himalayas

Himachal Agriculture The Jewel of the Himalayas: Himachal Pradesh is blessed with some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Himachal Pradesh extends between 32 22' 40'' N to 33 12' 44" N latitudes 75 47' 55" E to 79 04' 20" E longitudes. Its area is 55,673 sq.km . It is larger than Punjab but in terms of population, it is ranked 21st in the country . According to the 2011 census, its total population is 68,64,602 .                  Himachal Pradesh has a large and diverse physical resource base. Its physical diversity, coupled with a fine climate, has high economic value for the tourist industry. Himachal Pradesh has forests, occupying nearly 66 per cent of the total area . The forests form an important source of income providing raw materials for industries, fodder and nutritious grass for the livestock and material for the needs of the cultivators and other people. Himachal Pradesh has enormous potential for the genera

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Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge: Exploring Rivers and Lakes

A) Rivers in Himachal Pradesh : The major drainage system of Himachal Pradesh is based on the flow of rivers like Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Satluj and Yamuna . Rivers in Himachal Pradesh have a unique distinction of providing water to Indus and Gangetic basins.  The water passes into both Bay of Bengal as well as the Arabian Sea. Himachal Pradesh Rivers 1. Satluj : Vedic Name : Satudri Sanskrit Name : Shatdru Origin : Rakas Tal near Mansarover Lake Major Tributaries : Nogli, Baspa, Spiti Distance covered in Himachal : 320 km 2. Beas : Vedic Name : Arijikiya or Arijikuja Sanskrit Name : Vipasa Origin : Byas Kund at Rohtang Pass Major Tributaries : Banganga, Chakki, Parbati, Uhl, Tirthan, Luni, Sainj, Binwa, Harli Distance covered in Himachal : 256 km 3. Ravi : Vedic Name : Purushni Sanskrit Name : Iravati Origin : Bara Banghal (Bhandal and Tantgiri Glaciers) Major Tributaries :Tantgiri, Chatrini, Siul, Bhandar, Baira Distance covered in Himachal :158 km 4

Himachal Pradesh History: Unveiling the Past

The history of Himachal Pradesh is based on the Vedas, Puranas and the Mahabharata. It is known as DEV BHOOMI or the abode of Gods. The region now known as Himachal Pradesh comprises of princely states of Banghal, Bilaspur, Chamba, Kinnaur, Kangra, Kutlehar, Kullu, Lahaul Spiti, Mandi, Mahasu, Sirmaur and Suket.  Sujanpur Tira Fort >> Who gave the name “ Himachal Pradesh” ? Ans: Acharya Diwakar Dutt Sharma   1. Who was the founder of Chamba State? Ans: Meru Verma in 550 A.D 2. Who was the founder of Kehlur State? Ans: Veerchand Chandel in 697 A.D 3. Who founded Suket State?  Ans: Veer Sen in 765 A.D 4.  Who founded Nalagarh State? Ans: Ajay Chand in 100 A.D. 5. Who was the founder of Nurpur State? Ans: Tejpal Tomar in 1000 A.D. 6.  Who was the founder of Sirmour State? Ans: Subhansh Prakash in 1195 A.D 7.  Who founded Trigarta State?  Ans: Raja Susharma 8. Who was the founder of the princely state of Mandi? Ans: Raja Bahu Sen in 1200 A.D; A

HP GK Study: Allied Services Exams Q&A

In this post, I am bringing those questions which are hardly known to most of the aspirants. I hope you will be more than happy to know the unknown things related to Education and media for HP GK : 1. What is the name of a Hindi Magazine (monthly) which was started during the early sixties but remained suspended during 1956-66? Ans: Sahitya Darshan 2. After the suspension, when was the above-mentioned magazine revived? Ans: At the end of 1967 3. Which non- regional newspaper commands the largest circulation in Himachal Pradesh? Ans: The Tribune; It's probably because this paper is published from Chandigarh - a place nearest to the state of Himachal Pradesh 4. What are the major dialects in which AIR Shimla broadcasts programmes? Ans : Kangri, Chambiali, Mandiyali, Kinnauri and Sirmauri 5. Under the reign of which ruler, the education system in Himachal Pradesh flourished? Ans: Raja Shamsher Prakash of Sirmaur 6. Which ruler had established a "madr

Fairs and Festivals of Himachal Pradesh: Cultural Extravaganza

Himachal Pradesh has numerous fairs and festivals and to Himachalis any opportunity for celebrations is welcome. All these colorful festivals and fairs provide healthy recreation and marketing places for the inhabitants. Traders from far and near join these fairs to display articles like clothes, wool, pashmina, furs, leather, pottery, metalware, ornaments as well as other local products. >> Important Fairs in Himachal Pradesh  << - Minjar Fair: Celebrated in the district of Chamba at a place 'Chaugan' in Chamba town. Minjar means Maize flowers. This fair starts on the second Sunday of 'Sawan' month (August). - Kullu Dussehra: It begins on the Vijay Dashmi day in Kullu District and continues for seven days. - Shivratri Fair: Celebrated in Mandi District during the month of February on Shivratri Day . This fair also lasts for seven days and artists from different parts of the country provide their performances. - Naina Devi Fair: It is held

HP Subordinate Allied Services Exams: Q&A

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