Solan

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Aerial view of Solan

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

Location

It is located 50 km south of state capital Shimla.

Origin

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

References


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