Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh

In this article, I will tell you about the District of Himachal Pradesh,Hamirpur . Hamirpur is also known as " vhir bhoomi" Marty`s land of Himachal Pradesh. In this article, you can know about the History and all other information about Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. And also all information related to hotels, tourist places and how to reach their. Hope this article is helpful.

Hamirpur In Himachal Pradesh

HamirpurHamirpur is one of the district of Himachal Pradesh. Hamirpur is a very famous place as it also known as Vhir Bhoomi Marty`s land. Hamirpur is situated in the Western part of Himachal Pradesh at the altitude of 400 meters to 1100 meters above sea level. Hamirpur shares its border with other district and looks like the center and it boundaries shared by Kangra to the north, Mandi to the east, Bilaspur to the south and Una to the west. This town shares the little part with Beas river and also in the Shivalik hill-ranges. This district is covered with enchanting pine trees and rivers, which shows the beauties of Himalayas.Their are many places to visit their like Sujanpur Tira, Narvdeshwar Temple, Bil-kaleshwar Temple, Tauni-Devi Temple, Baba Balak Nath and many more.In Baba Balak Nath Temple people from all over in Himachal Pradesh came their for their blessings. Come to the Hamirpur for experiencing the beauty of greenery of Pine trees and the temples.

Hamirpur is known as an educational hub of Himachal Pradesh. In the Census of 2011 this region is second in education area, which is grate achievement for the district. Hamirpur town is the Headquarter of this District, which is situated in Shimla Dharamshala road. Majority of people here is Hindu and speaks Pahari and Hindi. Hamirpur is the most Literate district in Himachal Pradesh. Two main rivers are flow through the Hamirpur, these rivers are very famous in Himachal Pradesh and these are the Beas river from northern part and the Satluj river from southern part.

History of Hamirpur

Hamirpur was part of Kangara district till 1972. Then it was separate and Hamirpur and Una become new district of Himachal Pradesh. In this British year the Hamirpur is ruled by the great king Raja Sansar Chand-II, who made the forts and many temples in the district. After the independence Hamirpur is also a part of Kangara district. In 1 September 1972 it was merged and a new district is formed Hamirpur. Now this district is divided into six Development Blocks such as Hamirpur, Bijhari, Bhoranj, Nadaun, Sujanpur and newly created Bamsan at Touni Devi. Touni Devi is a holy place in Hamirpur.

Political Leaders

This district is also know for the Leaders. This bhoomi born the great leaders like our Chief minster Prem Kumar Dhoomal . Here is some list of great political leaders which are born in this District.
  • Kanshiram Thakur (1967)
  • Ramesh Verma (1972-1977)
  • Thakur Jagdev Chand (Nephew of Kanshiram Thakur) (1977-1993), A great political leader who rules the area so many years.
  • Narinder Thakur (1994)
  • Anita Verma(1994-1998)
  • Mrs. Urmil Thakur (2003-2007)
  • Chief Minister P.K Dhumal(2008 to present)

Tourist attractions in Hamirpur

Major tourist attraction in hamirpur is Fairs like Gasota Mahadev, Hamir Utsav (State fair), Holi fair of Tira Sujanpur (State fair)and many more.
Sujanpur Tira is most famous place in Hamirpur. This place was the capital of Katoch Dynasty and many people visit to it. There is old fort Tira which is built by Raja Abhaya Chand.
Temple of Baba Balak Nath , In this temple many people have great belief in it and it most religious famous in Himachal Pradesh.
Nadaun , this place is peaceful and having old palaces and ancient shiv temples.

Temples In Hamirpur

Hamirpur is an ancient place where you can find many religious temples. Here is some list of temples.
  • Narvdeshwar Temple
  • Bil-kaleshwar Temple
  • Murli Manohar
  • Mandir Gasota Mahadev Temple
  • Awah-Devi Temple
  • Baba Balak Nath Temple
  • Jhanyari Devi Temple
  • Kalanjari Devi
  • Gurudwara sahib Nadaun Peer- Saheb Grave

Schools & Universities in Hamirpur

The hamirpur is best know for the education. In Himachalspider you will get the all informations about the schools and universities. Here is the link
For schools- Hamirpur School
For universities- Hamirpur Universities

Hotels In Hamirpur

There are many hotels in Hamirpur District in Himachal Pradesh. In Himachalspider.com you can get the all information about the hotels in that. Here is link below of all Hotels in Hamirpur.
Hotels in Hamirpur

How to reach Hamirpur

By Air
Easily accessible by airport. Nearest airport is Gaggal ( Kangra ).

By Roadways
All the HRTC run in this districts and public transport for the local areas or short routes only not for long routes. Almost each and every part of the hamirpur is linked by roads. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation is running its buses covering the whole area of Hamirpur . All Interstate Buses is run through the ISBT in Hamirpur town.

By Rail
Nearest railway station is Una and nearest narrow gauge railway station is Ranital (Pathankot-Joginder Nagar railway line) and is connected by regular bus service.

Rest Houses in Hamirpur

There are many rest houses you can stay there and visits to the other places. Here is the list of rest houses.

Name - Forest Rest House
Location - Barsar
Reservation Officer -Divisional Forest Officer Hamirpur
Telephone No.- 01972-224922

Name - Circuit House
Location - Hamirpur
Reservation Officer - Deputy Commissioner Hamirpur
Telephone No.- 01972-224300

Name - PWD Rest House
Location - Hamirpur
Reservation Officer - Executive Engineer PWD Hamirpur
Telephone No.- 01972-222510

Name - PWD Rest House
Location - Bhoranj
Reservation Officer - Executive Engineer PWD Hamirpur
Telephone No.- 01972-288041

And many more is their you may contact the official number of these Rest Houses is
Deputy Commissioner Hamirpur 01972-224300


Author: Ghanshyam Abrol18 Jul 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Nice article Ankur,
I wants to add one thing that the name of District Hamirpur was kept after the King Hamir Chand.

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