What is the old name of Solan?

What is the old name of Solan?

Located on the Punjab-Himachal Border, Solan is nestled in the Shivalik hills of the Himalayas. Solan was originally the capital of the princely state, Baghat.

Why Solan is called Mushroom city?

Solan is best known as the ‘mushroom city of India’ because it is the largest producer of mushroom in the country and it houses the Directorate of Mushroom Research. The city gets its name from the Hindu Goddess Shoolini Devi, most revered in this area.

When was Solan found?

Solan District came into existence at the time of the reorganisation of the districts of the State on Ist September, 1972. The District was carved out of Solan and Arki tehsils of the then Mahasu district and tehsils of Kandaghat and Nalagarh of the then Shimla District.

Who is DC of Solan?

Kritika Kulhari I.A.S.

Name Designation Email
Kritika Kulhari I.A.S. Deputy Commissioner dc-sol-hp[at]nic[dot]in
Zaffar Iqbal, I.A.S Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Project Director (DRDA) adc-sol-hp[at]nic[dot]in

Is there snowfall in Solan?

Does snowfall take place in Solan? Yes, Solan experiences snowfall in winters as it is situated at an altitude of 1600 meters on average. Tourists visit the city every year during winters to experience the magic.

Does Solan have snow?

The snowfall in Solan makes it a perfect destination where you can spend a few days in the lap of nature. With shiny snow blanketing the tops of the hills and silver dew on the leaves, Solan is a beauty to behold during the snowfall.

Who established Solan?

This state was founded by Abhoj Deo who came from Akhnur in Jammu in 1154 A.D. The approximate area of the State was 7 square miles. Most of his descendants were keen warriors and they assisted Nalagarh and Bilaspur rulers in their various wars mainly against Kullu.

Who is tehsildar Solan?

1. Sh. Narayan Singh Chauhan, Tehsildar Kasauli, District Solan.

Does it snow in Kasauli?

Kasauli is located at a height of 1927 meters (almost 6000 feet). Kasauli usually gets snowfall in late December, January or early February. Regular snowfall in Kasauli every year isn’t guaranteed but if you are lucky enough you may get to be enthralled by the breathtaking snowfall at this lovely town.

Where is snowfall in Shimla?

Himachal Pradesh: Jakhu Hill covered in a thick layer of snow as Shimla receives fresh snowfall.

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