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Tag Archives: Himachal Pradesh

The Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh is situated in the Western Himalayas between 31°2 to 32°5 N and 75° to 77°45 E. In 1966, Kangra districts was added to Himachal Pradesh which was an Union Territory at that time. The district has a geographical area of 5,739 km. which constitutes 10.31% of the geographical area of the State. Kangra has a sex ratio of 1013 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 86.49%. The native people are the Kangri people and the native language is Kangri, which is very similar to Punjabi. The traditional dress for men was the kurta, pyjamas, and a woolen jacket used in winter. Women generally wear the salwar kameez and with the salwar Kameez girls and women take chuenni (“Chaddru” in local language.) FACTS ABOUT KANGRA DISTRICT THAT YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW: 1. Most populous District with 1,510,075 residents. 2. Katoch dynasty of Kangra is known…

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Solan came into existence on 1st September 1972. With an area of 1936 square kilometres, Solan is placed at 9th out of 12 districts in terms of area occupied and is 4th in terms of population which is approximately equal to 576670. Solan district was carved out by combining Solan and Arki Tehsils former Mahasu district and Kandaghat in Nalagarh tehsils of the former Shimla district. The name Solan comes from the local deity Shoolini Devi, which is believed to save Solan from being destroyed. The Solan district comprises of 5 tehsils which includes Kasauli, Nalagarh, Arki, Kandaghat and district headquarter Solan. Solan district is surrounded by Sirmour, Shimla, Mandi and Bilaspur districts and the states of Punjab and Haryana. Pahadi Giddha or Paruhan is the traditional dance of Solan District and is originally from Kunihar, which can be called the cultural capital of the region. A historical dance called Thodo, based…

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We have often heard of this phrase which says “Laughter is the best medicine”. It implies that a person who is happy is also healthy. People try so many things to stay healthy like going to gym, practicing Yoga and meditation, eat well and a lot of other things. A common factor among all these activities is that they require time, patience and effort to be effective. Whereas laughter involves none of these factors and is easy to laugh out loud. But we don’t want you to laugh at anything just to stay healthy as it will make you look fanatic and you will draw unnecessary attention😂. So today we will talk about “4 most entertaining pages of Himachal that you need to follow today” to give you a reason to laugh and stay healthy 😉 1. Pahadiye Always Rocks In spite of being a new page, it is one…

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Nature was derived from the Latin word Natura, which actually means birth. Nature is believed to be the gift and blessing of God and one has the responsibility to preserve it in all its beauty and not destroy it for one’s benefits. But as the time has passed and the greed of mankind has grown enormously which led to the shrinking of forest cover and we face the adverse effect of it in our day to day life. But a trend has started picking up which is called “miniature gardening” which seems like a new thing but it dates back to 12th century when Japanese elite first began pruning trees to create the art of Bonsai. It is a fun and creative way to pursue gardening as a hobby and it is therapeutic too. So a company called “Miniature Haven” which is based in Shimla  have taken the initiative to spread this art…

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The Himachali music industry went through a radical change in recent years. Many new artists rose to fame and gave their contribution in their own way to change the scene of music. One of such artists is Lalit Singh, who has become a household name in Himachal Pradesh in just a few months. He rose to fame with a song called “Dhattu” whose video went viral. The video was produced by RCH Films and today we will make you the meet the team which is behind the scenes of all these great videos. What is RCH Films? “RCH” stands for “Real & Creative Himachal“. It is a team consisting of  Deepak Roach, Arun Roach, Arun Sood, Varun Sood, Rohit Chauhan, Hitesh Mehta, Manoj Rajput, Sujata Sharma and Ricky Rajpoot. How did they came into existence? After completing his secondary education in the non-medical stream, Deepak was confused about whether to go…

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As truly said by Saint Augustine, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” This statement totally makes sense when you think about life as an opportunity to travel as much as possible to corners of the world and know and learn about various aspects of life, cultures, society, nature,etc. So today we will tell you about “These 5 reasons make Himachal a must visit place for once in a lifetime”. 1. To fall in love with Nature If you are tired of seeing and living in the same concrete jungle for a long time then it is time for you to change the view. God has gifted Himachal with splendid amount of wealth and beauty of nature. You can witness ravishing mighty Himalayan ranges, roaring fierce rivers, beautiful waterfalls, hot springs, plenty of lakes and mysterious deep forests within this small wonderland.…

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Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the Lord Shiva. It signifies the end of darkness and ignorance from the world. It is celebrated with joy and processions are carried out. When it comes to Himachal Pradesh no other place can beat the scale of celebration like it is done in Mandi town during their world famous Shivratri Festival. The fair runs for 7 days and has been given the status of an International fair due to the massive amount of fame the fair has gained in past few years. It is said that almost 200 deities assemble during the grand celebration where the center of attraction are the protector diety of Mandi “Mado Rai”(Lord Vishnu ) and Lord Shiva of the Bhootnath Temple in Mandi. There is a reason why Shivratri is celebrated in such a grand way in Mandi and you can read about it…

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Every town in Himachal has its own specialty in terms of fast food and people can’t get enough of them. So today we are going to tell you about “8 fast food items which Himachalis love and this doesn’t include Pizza or Burger”

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It is a common tendency of people to form a stereotype of a place, person, thing,etc, on the basis of what they see, hear and perceive. So today we are going to discuss something similar and these are the “8 Misconceptions Non-Himachalis have about Himachal Pradesh“: 8. We  too feel cold It is a common phrase that you get to hear from your friends while visiting some cold place. So while they are feeling frozen in that type of weather,  they expect you to be fine because “You Are From Himachal!“ . That is very logically illogical thought. It is like believing a fact that a person who once lived in a desert is always thirsty to be true. (I think you got my point :p) 7. We speak Pahadi and not Himachali. It is sometimes obvious to think that the language which is spoken in a particular region has its…

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Google India uploaded a video regarding google app where people can search anything and get the best results instantly. We all have smartphones and so this is not a new thing for us. Whenever we feel like searching anything, wanting to know the Hindi(or native) equivalent of any word, learn something, etc, all we do is google it. So Google India just uploaded this video where this Pahadi man is standing in a queue for filling his plate with the food items present in front of him. But he is facing a problem in doing so as all the dishes are being named in English and are also covered from above and therefore he couldn’t figure out what that is. So, boy standing behind him notices all that and so he helps him by first googling the Hindi equivalent of that dish and then telling him so that too indirectly…

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