Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh

Types of tourism: religious, adventure, heritage, Important tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh Adventure Tourism Himachal Pradesh has several option for adventure tourism like Paragliding (Solang-Manali), Trekking (In Himachal Kullu-Manali area is best for trekking and addition to this tribal area is also having several trekking roots. Main trekking routs of Himachal are Kinner-Kailash, Pin-Parbati, Manali-Padam-Leh … Read more

Establishment of British Cantonments

 Establishment of British Cantonments Dagshai cantonment:   Dagshai is one of the oldest cantonment towns in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on top of a 5689 feet (1734 mtr) high hillock that stands sphinx-like astride the Kalka-Shimla Highway at a point about 11 km from Solan. It was founded in … Read more

Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the State

Politics of sub-regionalism and pressure groups in the Himachal Pradesh:- A sub-region refers to a small area within a region. Due to various factors, the people of a sub-region feel that they possess a distinct identity. A movement for the separation of that sub-region from a state or for the redressal of grievances in the … Read more

23.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Massive spurt in drug trafficking in border villages   After a brief lull, drug trafficking has witnessed a massive spurt in the border villages of Nurpur and Indora subdivisions in Kangra district. Unlike opium and poppy husk, preferred by addicts in the past, chitta, a synthetic intoxicant, has become the ‘’drug of … Read more

Divisions and district’s of Himachal Pradesh

Divisions and district’s of Himachal Pradesh:-   The State is divided into three Divisions, namely Mandi, Kangra, Shimla. The divisions are further sub-divided into 12 districts viz., Bilaspur , Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kinnaur, Kullu, Lahaul-Spiti, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmour, Solan and Una. The Districts are further Sub-Divided into 53 Sub-Division, 79 Tehsils and 37 Sub-Tehsils. Each … Read more

Panchayati raj of Himachal Pradesh

Panchayati raj of Himachal Pradesh:- Himachal   came  into  being   in  the  year   1948.    It  was  a  Chief   Commissioner’s   province.    It  enjoyed   Part  “C”  State’s  status  under  the  Constitution. It  had  no  legislative  body  of  its  own.    A  beginning  was  made  in  1949,  to  introduce  PR  in  Himachal  Pradesh.   The  state  therefore,  adopted  Punjab  Village  Panchayat  … Read more

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