HP GK for HPPSC – First, Largest, Highest, Smallest in Himachal


This Article lists out the Firsts in Himachal Pradesh, the Largest in Himachal Pradesh and the Smallest in Himachal Pradesh. Many direct questions are asked in HPPSC and HPSSSB exams like HPAS Prelims General Studies, HPAS Mains General Studies, HPSSSB exams, Naib-Tehsildar Prelims exam etc. Knowledge of these facts related to HP GK is very important for the candidates appearing for HPPSC and HPSSSB recruitment exams.

First in Himachal Pradesh:

First Governor S.S Chakravarti
First Chief Minister Dr. Y.S Parmar
First Chief Commissioner Sh. N.C Mehta
First Deputy Chief Commissioner Sh. E.Pendral Moon
First Lt. Governor Major General Himmat Singh
First Woman Governor Sheela Kaul
First Chief Justice Mirza Hamidullah Beg
First Woman Chief Justice Leela Seth
First HPPSC Chairman K.S Katoch
First Vidhan Sabha Speaker Pandit Jaiwant Ram
First Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Krishan Chander
First Vidhan Sabha Woman Speaker Vidya Stokes
First Lokayukta T.V.R Tattachari
First Cheif Secretary K.L Mehta
First Chairman of H.P Administrative Tribunal Hira Singh Thakur
First Governor to die in office Surendra Nath
First Winner of Victoria Cross Jamadar Lala Ram
First ParamVir Chakra Winner Major Somnath Sharma
First Person to climb Mt. Everest Sunil Sharma
First Chief Information Commisioner P.S Rana
First Army Chief from H.P General V.N Sharma
First Hydel Power Project Giri Hydel Project
First Lok Sabha Election 1952
First Vidhan Sabha Election 1951
First Governor-General to visit Shimla Lord Amherst
First Pucca House in Shimla Kennedy House(1822 A.D)
First Railway Line Kalka- Shimla(1903 A.D)
First Mughal ruler of Kangra Akbar
First Himachali to become Chief Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan
First Himachali to represent India in Olympics Hockey Charanjit Singh

Largest, Highest and Smallest in Himachal Pradesh:

Largest District Area-wise Lahaul-Spiti
Largest District Population-wise Kangra
Largest River Chenab
Largest Glacier Bada Shigri(in Lahaul-spiti)
Largest Natural Lake Renuka Lake(in Sirmour)
Largest Artificial Lake Govind Sagar lake(Bilaspur)
Highest Dam Bhakra Nangal Dam
Highest Cricket Ground in world Chail (Solan)
Highest Mountain Pass Prangla Pass
Highest Hydro-Electric Project Rong-Tong (Lahaul-Spiti)
Highest Mountain Peak Shilla (Kinnaur)
Longest River Sutlej
Largest Wildlife Sanctuary Kibbar (Lahaul-spiti)
Highest Lake Suraj tal lake
Largest Hot Water Spring Manikaran (Kullu)
Largest Hydro-Electric Project Parbati Hydel Project (Kullu)
Rainiest District Kangra
Driest District Lahaul-Spiti
Rainest Place Dharamshala in Kangra
Driest Place Spiti
Smallest District Area-wise Hamirpur
Smallest District Population-wise Lahaul-Spiti
Smallest River- lengthwise Yamuna
Smallest Wildlife-sanctuary Shilli (Solan)
Smallest Artificial Lake Pandoh

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