Una Himachal Pradesh:
The present Una district till the first Gregorian calendar month. 1966 was one of 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 the Gregorian calendar month of 1972, it continued to stay as a tehsil of the then Kangra district. On the first Gregorian calendar month of 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 in the 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 Rudra, Pong Dam, Gobind Sagar Lake, Dhyunsar Mahadev temple, Pir Nigaha Shrine, Gurdwara of Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh, Jyoti Mata Temple, etc.
People, Language, and Culture:
Most numbers of people in the Una district belong to the Hindu community around 92% belong to the Hindu community whereas others are in small percentages as Sikhism in 4% and the rest of Islam and Christianity in some amount.
The language mostly spoken in the Una district is Punjabi, Hindi, and unnavi(pahari language of Una)
The culture and tradition of the Una district are mixed, with some Punjabi touch and some Pahari. This is mostly because most of the region of the Una district is bordered by 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 the 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 round. 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.