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HIMACHAL PRADESH

HIMACHAL PRADESH
$16.50
Item Code: IDD675
Author: HARI KRISHAN MITTO
Publisher: National Book Trust
Language: English
Edition: 2000
ISBN: 8123705557
Pages: 129 (Color Illus: 23)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.4" X 5.4"
weight of the book: 209 gms

About the Book:

Overlooked by the supreme heights of Himalayan ranges, Himachal is a land of glaciers, of majestic snowfed rivers and cascading stream. This remote mountainous region has emerged after thousands of years of isolation to join the mainstream of national life. In this book the author gives a vivid account of its history, the social and cultural life of its people, and traces the impressive record of its economic development.

About the Author:

Mr. HARI KRISHAN MITOO worked for the newspapers in various capacities before taking over as Director of Public Relations, Himachal Pradesh, in 1958. he retired from that position in March 1976. a broadcaster and writer, Mr. Mitto's articles and short stories have appeared in many newspapers and periodicals.

 

Contents
I. THE NATURAL SETTING 1
II. THE PEOPLE 9
III. HISTORY 18
IV. CULTURAL HERITAGE 46
V. FAIRS AND FESTIVALS 67
VI. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 75
VII. TOURISM 98
VIII. ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC WELFARE 107
  Index 115

 

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