• The ancient town of Bilaspur was established during 7th century C.E. by a Chandela Rajput, from Chanderi in now Madhya Pradesh, named Raja Bir Chand. His territory was earlier called as Kahlur. After Indian independence, Bilaspur was made as a State with Raja Anand Chand as its Chief Commissioner in 1948.
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    The Sunken City of Bilaspur

      Bilaspur, a town situated on the lap of Himalayas, alongside the Gobind Sagar Lake in Himachal Pradesh. One can easily observe the town, while travelling towards Kullu-Manali. Since childhood, whenever I travelled towards Chandigarh or came back from there, my father always stopped in a restaurant named ‘Lake View’ in Bilaspur. From there we could see a vast expanse of the Gobind Sagar Lake. A boat rovered on it, smoothly sailing on the sea-green waters taking passengers from one end to the other. During the summers and monsoons, the lake water spread out in a larger area but during the winters and spring season, the water receded and a…

  • The Rock Cut Temple of Masroor, famous as an archaeological site, is present in a deep wilderness of Kangra Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh of India. The first time when I saw a photograph of the temple, I could not believe my eyes and the fact that the place is located in Himachal Pradesh. The temple resembles those of South and Central India.
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    Masroor Rock Cut Temple – Engraved in Time

    The Rock Cut Temple of Masroor, famous as an archaeological site, is present in a deep wilderness of Kangra Valley in the state of Himachal Pradesh of India. The first time when I saw a photograph of the temple, I could not believe my eyes and the fact that the place is located in Himachal Pradesh. The temple resembles those of South and Central India. Moreover, I had never read or heard about any such place from anyone before, so it was hard for me to accept its existence. Since then, for many years, I have desired to visit it. One of a link road towards the place fell on…

  • Barsela statues are carved stones that were once part of king's place, depicting their lives and style of living or engravings of gods and godesses.
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    ‘Himachal Darshan’ a Photo Gallery

      We were on a boring journey, back to home (Kullu) from Sundarnagar. I expanded in  the backseat of our car, while mom stole a nap in the front one as papa drove through the serpent roads. We crossed the crowded town of Mandi and headed towards Pandoh. Ending the silence, suddenly papa asked, “Would you like to visit that Himachal Museum?” The photo gallery cum museum was very famous in our area and everytime we crossed it, we desired to visit it. But most of the times we were in a hurry and have to leave our visit for the next time. And when once again he asked, I…