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Dr.Yashwant Singh Parmar (4 August 1906 – 2 May 1981) was a leader of the Indian National Congress and the first Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. He was also the founder of the state Himachal Pradesh and therefore popularly referred as “Himachal Nirmaata“. He was born at Chanhalag village near Bagthan in a Rajput family in the erstwhile princely state of Sirmour. He studied in the Christian College in Lahore and later received his PhD from Lucknow University in 1944. Let us share “10 facts about Himachal Nirmaata Dr. Y.S. Parmar that you must know” 1. He was also a member of the prestigious Constituent Assembly. 2. His father, Bhandari Shivanand was an Urdu and Persian scholar of his time. 3. He led a Satyagraha Movement in Suket State which ultimately led for the formation of Himachal Pradesh in 1948. 4. He stepped down from the post of CM when Himachal…

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