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Tashigang becomes the World’s highest Polling station

Tashigang at an altitude of 15,256 feet has now became the world’s highest polling station in the sleepy hamlet of Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Tashigang polling station falls in one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat. This polling station covers two villages of Tashigang and Gete. As ..

Tashigang, Himachal Pradesh becomes world’s highest polling station

Tashigang, a small village of Himachal Pradesh, has now become the world’s highest polling station. The polling station falls in Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti district of the state at an altitude of 15,256 feet, and is one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat, the second largest constituency in the country. Located ..

Heritage status Castle Naggar in Himachal Pradesh

Union Tourism Ministry has granted heritage status to the Castle Naggar (Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation’s prime hotel in the Kullu valley). Naggar was the capital of the former Kullu state for about 1460 years. The castle was established by Raja Sidhi Singh in the 16th century. It bears traditional architecture called Kathloonmi, which uses a combination of ..