History of Himachal Pradesh

The Himachal Pradesh in the time of Mongoloid and Aryans

Himachal pradesh is also called the Dev Bhoomi and land of the God's.Even during prehistoric time, there are many great man's foothills in Himachal Pradesh. The Dasus and nishad is the powerful king of the Himachal Pradesh. They have 90 forts in Himachal Pradesh. Triber, Coilis, Halis, Dagis, Dhaugris, Dasa, Khasas, Kinarrs and kirtas are the local king of the Himachal Pradesh. In prehistoric time in Himachal Pradesh the Aryans are believed to live in Bangna valley of Kangra, Sirsa valley of Nalagarh and Markanda valley of Sirmour. The Mongoloid and the Aryans were first to set foot in Himachal Pradesh. The Aryans defeated the local kings of the Himachal Pradesh and set permanently. Earlier, the Himachalis followed the rule of the Rajputs, but in 1804, Rajputs power was destroyed. It is also believed that people in Malana village of Kullu are the successors of Alexander the Great.the Aryans Peoples maintained the releationship with Mayurans and so that they are independince to a long period. But after coming of the Guptas they lost their independince. In 1043, the Rajputs destoryed the powers of Guptas. But they are under in the Sansar Chand the king of Kashmir. Gupta have the small kingdom in Himachal Pradesh. In 1804 the Maharana Ranjit Singh attacks in the Himachal Pradesh and they must crush the power of Rajputs.

Himachal Pradesh in the time of British Govt.

In 19th century the coming of the British union, they attack the many hill stations of Himacvhal Pradesh in 1815 AD. In 1816 the all over Himachal Pradesh under the government of British union. In the time of the British union Shimla became the summer capital of India. Britishers built many churches and buildings in Himachal Pradesh. Kalka-Shimla Railway line is one of the finest pieces of British works. In 1807 there were many districts in Himachal Pradesh which were under Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Himachalis were not allowed to walk on Mall road during British period.

After independince of India the Himachal Pradesh

After Independence, on 15th April 1948 Himachal became a centrally administrator territory state. on 25th January 1971 the Indian union declared Himachal Pradesh as the 18th state of India.


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