Thursday, January 6, 2011

Beautiful Himachal Pradesh (History and Tourism)

India has always remained a country to be discovered because it offers many unique places and cultures to be discovered. Every part of it has something different hidden in it. Today it is time to discuss about the Himachal Pradesh, a rich and vibrant state of India. Today Himachal has got the supreme position in Indian tourism industry and It is among top 10 states of India visited by foreign nationals. A person who goes to India and come back without seeing Himachal will be a person who has missed the golden chance to visit the land of Gods. Himachal is surrounded by beautiful hills, rivers and forests. One can say Himachal as the Switzerland of India.

Himachal Pradesh first came to existence with the formation of Chief Commissioner's province of H.P. on 15th, April 1948 by government of India. Himachal become part C state on 26, january1950. Bilaspur was merged in Himachal on 1st July, 1954 and got the status of union territory on 1st November, 1956. On 1st November, 1966, Kangra and most of the other hill areas of Punjab were merged with Himachal and On 18th December, 1970 the State of Himachal Pradesh Act was passed by Parliament and the new state came into being on 25th January, 1971. Thus H.P. emerged as the eighteenth state of Indian Union.

Since then Himachal has come long way. Today Himachal is one of the fastest growing hill states of India and highest rate of literacy among people. Other hill states are also taking Himachal as their role model for growth. Tourism industry providing big revenue to Himachal and tourists can find all major facilities in Himachal. Next time whenever you visit India, do not forget to visit a place where you can attain peace of mind and can see full colours of life.

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