Deothsidh

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Deotsidh
Baba Balak Nath
Pilgrimage town
Deotsidh is located in Himachal Pradesh
Deotsidh
Deotsidh
Deotsidh is located in India
Deotsidh
Deotsidh
Location in Himachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 31°27′18″N 76°32′28″E / 31.4551214°N 76.541099°E / 31.4551214; 76.541099Coordinates: 31°27′18″N 76°32′28″E / 31.4551214°N 76.541099°E / 31.4551214; 76.541099
Country  India
State Himachal Pradesh
District Barsar, Hamirpur
Government
 • Body Panchayat
Area
 • Total 1,118 km2 (432 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,252
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 174047
Telephone code 1972
Vehicle registration HP-21
Nearest city Shah Talai
Sex ratio 850 /
Literacy 89.0%
Lok Sabha constituency Lok Sabha constituency
Vidhan Sabha constituency Hamirpur Assembly Constituency
Civic agency Panchayat
Climate Cool (Köppen)

Deotsidh is a stopover in Barsar Tehsil, District of Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. The nearest broad gauge railway station is in District Una which is about 60 km apart from this.And nearest airport is about 172 km. away in Chandigarh.Baba Balak Nath Sidhpeeth is one of the most famous pilgrim- center of North Indian Hill State Himachal Pradesh i.e. the God’s own land. The Ancient Cave and temple architecture graces the DeotSidh in Hamirpur District. Lakhs of devotees from India and abroad visit this temple to reinforce their firm faith in the "Siddha Tradition".

Annual Fair[edit]

In the month of Chaitra (according to Indian calendar) an annual fair is organized at Deotsidh. It starts on March 14th every year. Lakhs of devotees reach there to attend the fest from all over India and abroad. This fair is organized every year in memory of Baba Balak Nath Ji, the incarnation of Lord Kartikeya, the elder son of Lord Shiva.

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Attractions[edit]

This is also known for Baba Balak Nath temple for the same.A lot of people are coming from different parts of the globe.from top of the temple we can see the one of the largest dam in world i.e. Bhakhra Dam.

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