Kunihar

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Palace of Kunihar Prncely State
Palace of Kunihar Prncely State 2nd part

Kunihar (princely state) is a valley situated between the mountains in the Solan district, which is also known as "Hatkot" and "Choti Vilayat." Kunihar a small valley, surrounded by a small river (translated as Kuni Khudd) in shape of garland (translated as Har) so he named it "Kunihar" during his visit.

Location[edit]

Kunihar is situated 42 km from Shimla (going on the way to the Jubarhatti Airport) and 40 km from Solan (going via Subathu).

History[edit]

Kunihar was founded in 1154 by Abhoj Dev, a Raghubansi rajput from Akhnoor in Jammu.[citation needed] The state was occupied by Nepal from 1803 to 1815.[1] The rulers of the state used the title of 'Thakur'.

Thakurs of Kunihar[edit]

  • 1815 - 1816 Mungri Das
  • 1816 - 1866 Kishen Singh
  • 1866 - 1905 Tegh Singh
  • 1905 - 15 Aug 1947 Hardev Singh

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

http://www.worldstatesmen.org/India_princes_K-W.html

References[edit]