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HIMACHAL PRADESH INFO

HIMACHAL PRADESH  MEANS A ‘REGION OF SNOWY MOUNTAINS’.IT IS ALSO SOMETIMES REFERRED AS ‘DEV BHUMI’ MEANING ‘ABODE OF GODS’.IN THE YEAR 1950, HIMACHAL PRADESH WAS DECLARED AS ONE OF THE UNION TERRITORY OF INDIA.LATER  ON, HOWEVER, WITH THE PASSING OF HIMACHAL PRADESH ACT, 1971, IT EMERGED AS THE 18TH STATE OF INDIA. THE WORD “HIMA” MEANS SNOW IN SANSKRIT TERMINOLOGY. ACHARYA DEWAKAR DUTT SHARMA, AN EMINENT SANSKRIT SCHOLAR FROM HIMACHAL PRADESH NAMED THE STATE.

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