Una Himachal Pradesh:
The present Una district till the first Gregorian calendar month. 1966 was one in all the tehsils of the Hoshiarpur district of the geographic region. sequent upon reorganization of geographic region all Capitol Hill areas together with Una tehsil was transferred to Himachal Pradesh. Ever since, till Gregorian calendar month 1972 it continued to stay as tehsil of the then Kangra district. On the first Gregorian calendar month 1972 the Himachal Pradesh Govt. Una reorganized the then Kangra district into 3 districts specifically Una, Hamirpur, and Kangra. Una district consists of 2 Sub-Divisions(Una and Amb), 3 Tehsils(Bangana, Amb, and Una) and 2 Sub-Tehsils(Harold and Bharwain) and has 5 Development Blocks(Una, Bangana, Gagret, Amb, and Harold), Himachal Pradesh.
It is believed that the current Una district, minus its Jap facet, was formally a vicinity of the erstwhile Kangra State. Click To EnlargeBulk of the current Una district that is otherwise popularly referred to as Jaswan Dun was dominated by the Katoch family of Kangra. The Jaswant State that occupied a fertile tract within the JASWAN DUN depression of the outer hills of the historical Kangra state was based by a trainee of the Katoch line a couple of.D.1170, whose name is claimed to possess been PURAB CHAND. Jaswan was the primary issue from the parent stem.
District HQ: Una
Area (km2): 1540
Population (2011): 521173
Tehsils: Una, Amb, Bangana, Haroli
Languages: Punjabi, Hindi
Chintpurni Temple, Sheetla Devi Temple, Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh, Baba Rudranand Ashram, Kutlehar Forts, Shiva Bari, Dera Baba Rudru, Pong Dam, Gobind Sagar Lake, Dhyunsar Mahadev temple, Pir Nigaha Shrine, Gurdwara of Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh, Jyoli Mata Temple etc.
People, Language and Culture:
Most number of people in Una district belongs to the Hindu community around 92% belongs to the Hindu community whereas others are in small percentage as Sikhism in 4% and rest Islam and Christianity in some amount.
Language mostly spoken in Una district is Punjabi , Hindi and unnavi(pahari language of una)
Culture and tradition of Una district is mixed , some Punjabi touch and some Pahari. This is mostly because most of region of Una district is bordered with Punjab.
Fairs and Festivals:
1. Hola Mohalla Fair: February-March
2. Sawan Ashtmi Fair: July-August
3. Paanch Bhisham Fair: On Guru Nanak Birthday
4. Piplu Fair: June
5. Pir Nigah Fair: Una Every Thursday
6. Gugga Fair Chaksarai: Aug-Sept
1. Prakash Utsav: on Birthday of Baba Sahib Singh Ji
2. Baisakhi Festival
Weather and Climate:
Winters (October to March): 0-20°C
Summers (April to September): 15°C-30°C
Best time to Visit: Una is one of the destinations in India which are ideal to visit all year around. The temperature remains comfortable throughout the year and is ideal for nature-lovers to indulge in mesmerizing sightseeing opportunities.
How to Reach:
By Airways: The nearest International Airport is Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, Amritsar, roughly a two-hour drive from Una. It is well connected to major cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Srinagar, Surat and Mumbai through the airlines like Spice Jet, Indigo, Air India, and Go Air.
By Railways: The town has its own railway station, Una railway station. The railhead is connected with other cities like Rupnagar, Chandigarh, Ambala, Haridwar, and Delhi.
By Roadways: Tourist buses and taxis are available from every city of Himachal Pradesh to Hamirpur. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation runs buses that connect the whole state.