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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

HPPSC and HPSSSB Exam Questions | HP GK Study | Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge

Q1. When was Solan District formed? A: 1st Sept.1972 Q2. Where is the Mahima Library located? A: Nahan [Sirmaur] Q3. In which district. is 260 MW Hibra hydro electronic project situated? A: Chamba Q4. The youngest girl in the world to climb Mt. Everest : A: Dicky Dolma in 1993 Q5. Delhi- Nangal railway line was extended up to Una in which year? A: 1991 Q6. In which district is the " Vanaspati ghee plant " with a production rate of 100-ton ghee per day is located? A: Mandi Q7. Which country is assisting with the Pilot project on Trout in Himachal Pradesh? A: Norway Q8. Which major Hydel project is being run in collaboration with Russia? A: Kol Dam Q9. Where is Andhra Hydel project located? A: Shimla Q10. The last village of Spiti valley is : A: Losar Q11. The festival "Bhunda " is related to which sage? A: Parshuram Q12. Bir Billing in Kangra is famous for which sports activity? A: Para Gliding Q13. Where is the nine-hole

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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

Prepare for HPSSSB Clerk and HPPSC exams with our comprehensive study material. Get questions and answers at hpstudyzone.com. Excel in your exam preparation. 1. Who was the first woman chief minister in Independent India? A:  Sucheta Kriplani 2. Five-year plan in India is finally approved by : A:  National Development Council 3. Declaring a Financial Emergency is related to which article of the Constitution? A:  360 4. Which amendment of the Constitution of India inserted a new article 21 A providing Right to Education in the constitution? A:  86th Amendment 5. What was the main aim of Antyodaya Programme? A:  Helping the poorest among poor 6. SJSRY belongs to : A:  Urban Areas 7. Estimation of poverty in India is given by the : A:  NITI Aayog 8. The central banking functions in India are performed by the : A:  RBI 9. Stagflation is : A:  Inflation with depression 10. Dear Money Policy implies : A:  High-interest rates 11. When was the Consumer Protection