HPPSC HP GK – Facts about Himachal

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 GovernorS.S Chakravarti
First Chief MinisterDr. Y.S Parmar
First Chief CommissionerSh. N.C Mehta
First Deputy Chief CommissionerSh. E.Pendral Moon
First Lt. GovernorMajor General Himmat Singh
First Woman GovernorSheela Kaul
First Chief JusticeMirza Hamidullah Beg
First Woman Chief JusticeLeela Seth
First HPPSC ChairmanK.S Katoch
First Vidhan Sabha SpeakerPandit Jaiwant Ram
First Vidhan Sabha Deputy SpeakerKrishan Chander
First Vidhan Sabha Woman SpeakerVidya Stokes
First LokayuktaT.V.R Tattachari
First Cheif SecretaryK.L Mehta
First Chairman of H.P Administrative TribunalHira Singh Thakur
First Governor to die in officeSurendra Nath
First Winner of Victoria CrossJamadar Lala Ram
First ParamVir Chakra WinnerMajor Somnath Sharma
First Person to climb Mt. EverestSunil Sharma
First Chief Information CommisionerP.S Rana
First Army Chief from H.PGeneral V.N Sharma
First Hydel Power ProjectGiri Hydel Project
First Lok Sabha Election1952
First Vidhan Sabha Election1951
First Governor-General to visit ShimlaLord Amherst
First Pucca House in ShimlaKennedy House(1822 A.D)
First Railway LineKalka- Shimla(1903 A.D)
First Mughal ruler of KangraAkbar
First Himachali to become Chief JusticeMehar Chand Mahajan
First Himachali to represent India in Olympics HockeyCharanjit Singh

Largest, Highest and Smallest in Himachal Pradesh:

Largest District Area-wiseLahaul-Spiti
Largest District Population-wiseKangra
Largest RiverChenab
Largest GlacierBada Shigri(in Lahaul-spiti)
Largest Natural LakeRenuka Lake(in Sirmour)
Largest Artificial LakeGovind Sagar lake(Bilaspur)
Highest DamBhakra Nangal Dam
Highest Cricket Ground in worldChail (Solan)
Highest Mountain PassPrangla Pass
Highest Hydro-Electric ProjectRong-Tong (Lahaul-Spiti)
Highest Mountain PeakShilla (Kinnaur)
Longest RiverSutlej
Largest Wildlife SanctuaryKibbar (Lahaul-spiti)
Highest LakeSuraj tal lake
Largest Hot Water SpringManikaran (Kullu)
Largest Hydro-Electric ProjectParbati Hydel Project (Kullu)
Rainiest DistrictKangra
Driest DistrictLahaul-Spiti
Rainest PlaceDharamshala in Kangra
Driest PlaceSpiti
Smallest District Area-wiseHamirpur
Smallest District Population-wiseLahaul-Spiti
Smallest River- lengthwiseYamuna
Smallest Wildlife-sanctuaryShilli (Solan)
Smallest Artificial LakePandoh

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