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Bhamlada, Bhatwan, Punjab-145 022, India
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HISTORY OF
DALHOUSIE
HISTORY TIME CHART
OF DALHOUSIE
LIFE IN DALHOUSIE AN ARTIST'S VIEW
OF DALHOUSIE
BOOKS, PORTFOLIOS
& CDS ON DALHOUSIE
DALHOUSIE CLUB
KHAJJIAR AND KALATOP DALHOUSIE PHOTO
GALLERY
TOURIST INFORMATION NOTED PEOPLE IN
HISTORY OF DALHOUSIE
WILD LIFE HOME PAGE

1849 Punjub was annexed to the British Raj after the 2nd Sikh War.

1850 Lt. Col. Napier, Chief Engineer of Punjab was enchanted by the scenic spots in the Chamba state and conceived a sanatorium for British army in the hills.

1851 Original Land Selected By Lted. Napier

1852 Dr, Clemenger the Commander of 49th Native Infantry was directed to proceed to the proposed site to record the necessary observations at site etc.

1853 Thirteen square miles of land comprising of the five hills Kathalag, Potreyn, Terah (Moti Tibba), Bakrota, and Bhangora were acquired by the Government of India from the Raja of the Chamba state In return, the annual tribute that the Chamba state paid to the British- Government was reduced by 2000 rupees. The total tribute at that time was 12,000 rupees per year.

1854 Dalhousie Sanatorium Sanctioned By British rulers

1856 Captain Fagan, the Surveyor, of East India Company was employed in making line of supply and communication for the proposed station.

1859 A Dalhousie pamphlet was published to advertise the sites available for auction.

1860 The Mall Was Levelled

1861 400 House Plots Auctioned

1861 Civil Water Supply Installed

1863 St.John's Church Begun

1863 Dalhousie - Chamba Daily Mail Service Started

1867 Dalhousie Formed As A Municipality

1868 Balun Cantt Established As A Sanatorium

1871 Mulitary Hospital Built

1873 Rabindranath Tagore's Visit

1884 Kipling's Visit

1894 St.Francis' Church Built

1901 Sacred Heart School Started

1915 Sadar Bazaar Burnt Down

1920 Electricity Supplied By Generator

1920 First Buses To Dalhousie

1937 Subhash Chandra Bose's Stay
          Also Mira Behn's Stay At Kynance

1947 Independence Declared
          Ajit Singh Died In Dalhousie

1950 Government School Started

1954 Pt. Nehru's Centenary Visit

1959 Tibetan Refugees Arrived

1962 Motor Road To Khajjiar Inaugurated By Pratap Singh Kairon
          Tibetan Handicraft Centre
          The Dalai Lama's Visit

1965 Raizada Hans Raj Memorial Library Opened

1966 Reorganization Of The States.
          Himachal Pradesh Made A Union Territory

1970 Dalhousie Public School Started

1971 Himachal Pradesh State Inaugurated

1972 H.P.S.E.B. Formed
          Youth Hostel Built

1979 Dalhousie Hill Top School Started

1981 Water Supply Transferred From M.C To I.P.H.

1982 Himgiri Rudolf Steiner School Begun

1984 Chamera Project Begun

1988 Dalai Lama’ second Visit

1992 Gandhi Statue Put Up At G.P.O.
          Electronic Telephone Exchange Installed

1993 Circuit House Burnt Down

1994 Chamera Dam Commissioned

1997 Netaji’s Statue Put Up at Subhash Chowk

1999 Guru Nanak Public School Started

2001 Sadar Bazaar Primary School Made
          Sacred Heart Celebrated 100 Years

2002 Budget Bhavan Was Started

2004 Chief Of The Army Staff Visited Dalhousie

2004 Dalhousie Celebrated 150 Years

2005 Water Augmentation Scheme, Bringing Water
          From Chaura To Dalhousie Shall Be Completed

 

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