Category: Quick Review Series

Hill States Under Colonial Power – Political and Administrative History

24th December 2019 By Sarla Publications

 PRINCELY STATES By the middle of the 19th century, the British government had established treaty relations with most of the Princely States in India. Under British Paramountcy, the internal administration of the States was left to the Princes. British residencies were established as channels for communication with the British government. In theory, the rulers had […]

Himachal Pradesh’s Fairs and Festivals

16th April 2019 By Sarla Publications

Fairs and Festivals Himachal Pradesh is the land of fairs and festivals. The celebration of fairs and festivals reflect people’s diversity of culture, history, religious beliefs, social customs, varied moods, love of music and dance. Since Himachal Pradesh is the land of gods and goddesses, therefore people are god fearing and their festivals have a […]

Biological Diversity Act, 2002

8th September 2018 By Sarla Publications

HIMACHAL PRADESH STATE BIODIVERSITY BOARD Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board has been constituted by the Govt. of Himachal Pradesh vide notification no. STE-A(3)-1/2004 dated 14-2-2005 in the State Council for Science Technology and Environment under section 22 of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 for conservation of biological diversity, sustainable use of its components and fair […]

Practice of Reet

30th August 2018 By Sarla Publications

Reet Reet is a custom that defines the diverse social practices concerning marriage, remarriage and divorce in colonial Himachal Pradesh in the early twentieth century. In this context, the term ‘diversity’ has been central to twentieth-century debates on post-modernism and multi culturalism. This term is generally used to describe societies that comprise different religions, races, […]

Himachal Pradesh – Heritage Tourism

21st August 2018 By Sarla Publications

This article will give you a quick review of Heritage Tourism in Himachal Pradesh. This information is useful if you are planning to appear for any exam for government post in Himachal. Gurkha Castles The castles that were suggestive of Gurkha rule back in the times have become historical heritage of Himachal Pradesh now. Though […]