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Aerial view of Solan

Solan (सोलन) is a city and district in Himachal Pradesh.


It is located 50 km south of state capital Shimla.


The place is named after the Hindu goddess Shoolini devi (Durga) of which a fair is held every year in the month of June. It begins with the worship of goddess Shoolini Mata. A 3-day mela is held at the central Thodo ground on this occasion.. Solan was the capital of erstwhile princely state, Bhagat.[1]

Connection with Jat History

Solan is considered to be a city founded by Solanki clan people.

External Links

Page on Wikipedia

District Courts Solan


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