History Himachal Pradesh

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Himachal Pradesh was established in 1948 as a Chief Commissioner’s Province within the Union of India. The Himachal History The province comprised the hill districts around Shimla and southern hill areas of the former Punjab region. Himachal became a part C state on 26 January 1950 with the implementation of the Constitution of India. Himachal Pradesh became a Union Territory on 1 November 1956. On 18 December 1970 the State of Himachal Pradesh Act was passed by Parliament and the new state came into being on 25 January 1971. Thus Himachal emerged as the eighteenth state of the Indian Union.

In earlier times, the area was variously divided among smaller kingdoms, such as those of Chamba, Bilaspur, Bhagal and Dhami. After the Gurkha War of 1815–1816, it became part of British India.

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Popular Names of Personalities and Places in Himachal Pradesh

Protected Monuments of Himachal Pradesh

UNESCO – World Heritage site in Himachal Pradesh -1

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Lifeline of Himachal Pradesh

Everything you need to know about Katoch Dynasty

Acharya Diwakar Dutt Sharma – The Man who named Himachal Pradesh 

Historical Towns of Himachal Pradesh and their Old Names

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