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History of Himachal Pradesh - PART 3 | Important Dates to remember | Himachal Pradesh History General Knowledge

Here are important dates to remember from Competitive exams point of view. There are several history questions asked in exams like HPPSC, HPAS, HPSSSB and Allied services where most of the candidates get confused. 
Below are the dates presented in ascending order from the ancient period to the modern period. I hope the readers will find helpful to remember these.

630 A.D - Battle of Bilaspur and Hadur

1009 AD - Mahmud Ghaznavi attacked Kangra Fort

1365 - Feroz Shah Tughlaq attacked Kangra and Jwalamukhi
Fort of Kangra
Kangra Fort

1620 - Jahangir captured Kangra

1686 - Battle of Bhagani was fought between Guru Gobind Singh and Raja Bhim Chand of Bilaspur

1783 - Raja Sansar Chand Captured Kangra after the death of Sardar Safi Khan, a Mughal chief

1786- Battle of Nareti Shahpur was fought

1805 - Gurkhas, led by Amar Singh Thapa captured Kangra

1809 - Maharaja Ranjit Singh defeated Gurkha forces and captured Kangra 

1814-15- Battle between Gurkha and British; Shimla came under Britishers

1846 - Gurkha Sikh Treaty

1857-Jatog rebellion, led by Subedar Bhim Singh of British Army

1867 - Revolt of Handoor(Nalagarh) against Gulam Qadir

1883- Jugga agitation in Kehloor (Bilaspur)

1909/10 - Popular revolt at Mandi 

1930 - Dandra agitation against the Bilaspur ruler and his officials

1942 - Pajhota agitation in Sirmaur

1946 - Mandi conference

1948 - Interim government of Himachal Pradesh formed; Birth of Himachal Pradesh

1948- Suket Satyagraha

1948 - Solan Conference

1952 - Appointment of a Lieutenant Governor

1954- Bilaspur included in Himachal Pradesh as the fifth district

1956- Himachal Pradesh was declared as a Union Territory

1957- Establishment of the regional/territorial council headed by Thakur Karam Singh

1966 - Punjab Reorganisation took place; Kangra and other parts included in Himachal

1971- Full Statehood granted to Himachal Pradesh and it became the 18th state of Indian Union; At the same year High Court, HP Provincial Services Commission and HP University established

1977 - First non-congress government was formed under the leadership of Shanta Kumar

1978- Palampur Agriculture University was founded

1985- Dr Y.S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry was established

1998- HPSSSB (Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Board) was established at Hamirpur

2006 - Complete Rural Sanitation Drive (CRSD) was launched by the state government

2012- HP Assembly passed Lokayukta Bill 2012

2013- Brij Behari Lal Butail was elected as speaker

2014 - Mansoor Ahmed Mir was appointed as Chief Justice of H.P High Court

 

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