State Himachal Pradesh at a Glance

Important Facts about Himachal Pradesh

State

Himachal Pradesh
State Map
Capital Shimla, Dharamsala (Second Capital in Winter)
Date of Formation 25 January 1971
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Shri Jai Ram Thakur

List of Chief Ministers of Himachal Pradesh

First Chief Minister – Dr.Yashwant Singh Parmar

Governor Present Governor – Bandaru Dattatreya

List of Governors of Himachal Pradesh

First Governor – Maj. Gen. K. S. Himmatsinhji

Seat of High Court Himachal Pradesh High Court (Shimla)

List of Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 03

1. Shri Anand Sharma, Indian National Congress
2. Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Bharatiya Janata Party
3. Smt. Viplove Thakur, Indian National Congress

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 04

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Hamirpur Present MP Thakur, Shri Anurag Singh
2. Kangra Present MP Kapoor, Shri Kishan
3. Mandi Present MP Sharma, Shri Ram Swaroop
4. Shimla Present MP Kashyap, Shri Suresh Kumar

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 68

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Churah Present MLA Sh. Hans Raj
2. Bharmour Present MLA Sh. Jia Lal
3. Chamba Present MLA Sh. Pawan Nayyar
4. Dalhousie Present MLA Smt. Asha Kumari
5. Bhattiyat Present MLA Sh. Bikram Singh Jaryal
6. Nurpur Present MLA Sh. Rakesh Pathania
7. Indora Present MLA Smt. Reeta Devi
8. Fatehpur Present MLA Sh. Sujan Singh Pathania
9. Jawali Present MLA Sh. Arjun Singh
10. Dehra Present MLA Sh. Hoshyar Singh
11. Jaswan-Pragpur Present MLA Sh. Bikram Singh
12. Jawalamukhi Present MLA Sh. Ramesh Chand Dhawala
13. Jaisinghpur Present MLA Sh. Ravinder Kumar
14. Sullah Present MLA Sh. Vipin Singh Parmar
15. Nagrota Present MLA Sh. Arun Kumar
16. Kangra Present MLA Sh. Pawan Kumar Kajal
17. Shahpur Present MLA Sh. Sarveen Choudhary
18. Dharamshala Present MLA VACANT
19. Palampur Present MLA Sh. Ashish Butail
20. Baijnath Present MLA Sh. Mulkh Raj
21. Lahaul & Spiti Present MLA Dr. Ram Lal Markanda
22. Manali Present MLA Sh. Govind Singh Thakur
23. Kullu Present MLA Sh. Sunder Singh Thakur
24. Banjar Present MLA Sh. Surender Shourie
25. Anni Present MLA Sh. Kishori Lal
26. Karsog Present MLA Sh. Hira Lal
27. Sundernagar Present MLA Sh. Rakesh Kumar
28. Nachan Present MLA Sh. Vinod Kumar
29. Seraj Present MLA Sh. Jai Ram Thakur
30. Darang Present MLA Sh. Jawahar Thakur
31. Jogindernagar Present MLA Sh. Prakash Rana
32. Dharampur Present MLA Sh. Mahender Singh
33. Mandi Present MLA Sh. Anil Sharma
34. Balh Present MLA Sh. Inder Singh
35. Sarkaghat Present MLA Col. Inder Singh
36. Bhoranj Present MLA Smt. Kamlesh Kumari
37. Sujanpur Present MLA Sh. Rajinder Rana
38. Hamirpur Present MLA Sh. Narinder Thakur
39. Barsar Present MLA Sh. Inder Dutt Lakhanpal
40. Nadaun Present MLA Sh. Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu
41. Chintpurni Present MLA Sh. Balbir Singh
42. Gagret Present MLA Sh. Rajesh Thakur
43. Haroli Present MLA Sh. Mukesh Agnihotri
44. Una Present MLA Sh.Satpal Singh Raizada
45. Kutlehar Present MLA Sh. Virender Kanwar
46. Jhanduta Present MLA Sh. Jeet Ram Katwal
47. Ghumarwin Present MLA Sh. Rajinder Garg
48. Bilaspur Present MLA Sh. Subhash Thakur
49. Sri Naina Deviji Present MLA Sh. Ram Lal Thakur
50. Arki Present MLA Sh. Virbhadra Singh
51. Nalagarh Present MLA Sh. Lakhvinder Singh Rana
52. Doon Present MLA Sh. Paramjeet Singh
53. Solan Present MLA Dr. (Col.) Dhani Ram Shandil
54. Kasauli Present MLA Sh. Rajiv Saizal
55. Pachhad Present MLA VACANT
56. Nahan Present MLA Dr. Rajeev Bindal
57. Sri Renukaji Present MLA Sh. Vinay Kumar
58. Paonta Sahib Present MLA Sh. Sukh Ram
59. Shillai Present MLA Sh. Harshwardhan Chauhan
60. Chopal Present MLA Sh. Balbir Singh Verma
61. Theog Present MLA Sh. Rakesh Singha
62. Kasumpti Present MLA Sh.Anirudh Singh
63. Shimla Present MLA Sh. Suresh Bhardwaj
64. Shimla Rural Present MLA Sh. Vikramaditya Singh
65. Jubbal-Kotkhai Present MLA Sh. Narinder Bragta
66. Rampur Present MLA Sh. Nand Lal
67. Rohru Present MLA Sh. Mohan Lal Brakta
68. Kinnaur Present MLA Sh. Jagat Singh Negi

Number of District 12

Name of the Districts

Bilaspur
Chamba
Hamirpur
Kangra
Kinnaur
Kullu
Lahaul & Spiti
Mandi
Shimla
Sirmaur (Sirmour)
Solan
Una

Area 55,673 km2
Rank of state by Area 18th
Population (2011) 6,864,602
Literacy rate 83.78%
Types Of Religion Hinduism (95.17%), Islam (2.18%), Sikhism (1.16%), Buddhism (1.14%), Christianity (0.18%), Jainism (0.02%), Other or none (0.2%)
Neighbouring States Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand
Neighbouring Countries China
Main Language Hindi
Other Languages Pahari, Punjabi
Biggest River Ganges
Number of River 04 (Ganges, Chenab, Sutlej, Yamuna)
Number Lake 24
Coastline – –
Number of Beaches – –
Number of Mountains The outer Himalayas (Shivaliks), The lesser Himalayas (central zone), The Great Himalayas (northern zone), Zanskar range (shilla Peak-kinnaur)
Agricultural land [Km2] – –
Forest Land [Km2] 37033 Km2
Latitude 31°6′12″N
Longitude 77°10′20″E
City & Town Shimla, Kufri, Kullu Manali,Rohtang Pass, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Chail, Manali
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Air
AirPorts 03 (Bhuntar Airport, Gaggal Airport, Shimla Airport)
International Airports – –
Major Ports – –
Length of National Highways 2622.48 Km
Railway Length 296.26 Km
Major Tourist Places Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Dharamshala, Solan, Mandi, Palampur, Kinnaur, Kangra, Lahul Valley
Legislative Assembly Name The Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha
Emblem
State Dance Nati
State Anthem
Cuisine Lentil, Broth, Bice, Vegetables and Bread
State Animal Snow leopard
State Bird Western Tragopan
State Flower Pink Rhododendron
State Fruit – –
State tree Deodar cedar
Sport – –
Number of National Park 02 (Great Himalayan National Park, Pin Valley National Park)
Movie Industry Name – –
Festivals Kullu Dussehra, Shivratri Fair (Mandi), Shoolini Mela (Solan), Minjar Fair (Chamba), Mani Mahesh Chhari Yatra (Chamba), Renuka fair (Sirmaur), Lavi Trade Fair (Rampur), Holi Fair (Sujanpur Tira), Naina Devi Fair (Bilaspur)
Website www.himachal.nic.in

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