Himachal Day

Himachal Day

In Indian, Indepance Himachal has many princely states and many of the areas of the Himachal in Punjab.

After the Independence Himachal has Class ‘G’ State

  • Himachal came into existence on 15th April 1948 as the Chief Commissioner’s Province of H.P by integration of 28 princely states with four Districts Chamba, Mandi, Sirmour, and Mahasu.
  • On 26 January 1950 Himachal became a part ‘C’ and First Lt. Governor was appointed.
  • In 1952 legislative Assembly was elected and Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar was elected as the first Chief Minister of the state.
  • 1 July 1954 Bilaspur are merged as the 5th district of Himachal Pradesh

Union Territory Himachal

  • On 1 November 1956 himachal became the Union Territory.
  • 1 May 1960 Kinnaur became the 6th District.
  • On 1 November 1966 Dr. Y.S.Parmar many hilly areas of Punjab state are merged in Himachal Pradesh On the same day Kullu, lahaul&spiti, Kangra, and Shimla districts were created.


  • 18 December 1970, the state of himachal Pradesh act was Passed by Parliament.
  • Himachal Pradesh became the 18th state of India on 25 Jan 1971.
  • Hamirpur and Una districts were created from Kangra and Shimla and solan districts were created from Mahasu.
  • Himachal Pradesh is divided into 12 districts. The state capital is Shimla

Himachal General Knowledge MCQ – 115


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