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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 world famous as an Indian and American professional wrestler. He hails from Dhiraina village in distt. Sirmaur. He is famous for his great height 7 ft 1 inch(2.16m). In 2014, he was described as the 8th tallest professional wrestler in the history of wrestling. Some of his achievements:- Pro Wrestling Illustrated – PWI ranked him # 83 of the Top…

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Kullu is a district in Himachal Pradesh, India. The district stretches from the village of Rampur in the south to the Rohtang Pass in the North. According to the 2011 census Kullu district has a population of 437,474, roughly equal to the nation of Malta. The district has a population density of 79 inhabitants per square kilometre (200/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.65%. Kullu has a sex ratio of 942 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.14%. Lets know about “25 Facts about Kullu district that you probably don’t know”.   1) Kullu was known as “Kulanth Peeth” which means “end of the habitable world“. It literally means that it is a  place or Peeth where all dharmic tradition and their knowledge ends. 2) Kullu town was known as “KulutaDesh” in Ancient Granths. 3) In Vedic Sahitya “KulutaDesh” was known as “Gandharvo…

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