10 facts about Himachal Nirmaata Dr. Y.S. Parmar that you must know

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…

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10 sports personalities who made Himachal proud

Image source Madan Lal – Cricketer   He was the member of 1983 legendary World Cup Winning Team.  His ancestors belonged to district Hamirpur of Himachal Pradesh.   Image source Charanjit Singh – Hockey Player He was a former Field hockey player. He was born in Mairi, Himachal Pradesh (then Punjab). He was the captain of the Indian Hockey Team that won the ‘Gold‘ medal in the 1964 ‘SUMMER OLYMPICS‘ at Tokyo, Japan.   Image source The Great Khali aka Dalip Singh Rana – Wrestler  Dalip Singh Rana aka Khali is…

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11 facts about Sirmour District that you probably don’t know

Sirmour is the southernmost district of Himachal Pradesh. It has an area of around 2,825 km².  According to the 2011 census, Sirmour district has a population of 530,164. This gives it a ranking of 542nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometre (490/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.61%. Sirmour has a sex ratio of 915 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.98%. Headquarter of Sirmour district is…

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PaudiWala: the second ladder to Heaven built by Ravana

 Himachal Pradesh is called Devbhoomi which means “Land of God“. There are numerous temples and sacred places in this beautiful little heaven. Each village has their own deities whom they worship and they are considered in every crucial happenings. We will take you on a journey where we will talk about the popular and historically important religious places of Himachal Pradesh one by one. This time we will be talking about “PaudiWala: the second ladder to Heaven built by Ravana“. Mythological Significance: It is believed that once Lord Shiva bestowed…

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