Bilaspur is a town and a metropolitan board in Bilaspur area in the Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh.
Regal banner of Bilaspur
Principle article: Kahlur
Bilaspur was the capital of a condition of a similar name established in the seventh century, otherwise called Kahlur. The decision tradition were Chandel Rajputs, who guaranteed plunge from the leaders of Chanderi in present-day Madhya Pradesh. The town of Bilaspur was established in 1663. The state later turned into a royal territory of British India, and was under the authority of the British region of Punjab.
On 13 May 1665, Guru Tegh Bahadur went to Bilaspur to go to the grieving and burial service functions for Raja Dip Chand of Bilaspur. Rani Champa of Bilaspur made a proposal to the Guru of a real estate parcel in her state, which the Guru acknowledged at the expense of 500 rupees. The land comprised of the towns of Lodhipur, Mianpur, and Sahota. Master Tegh Bahadur kicked things off on another settlement on 19 June 1665, which he named Nanaki after his mom.
In 1932, the state turned out to be important for the recently made Punjab States Agency, and in 1936 the Punjab Hill States Agency was isolated from the Punjab States Agency. On 12 October 1948 the neighborhood ruler, Raja Sir Anand Chand, last leader of Bilaspur [CHANDEL DYNASTY] agreed to the Government of India.
Bilaspur turned into a different territory of India under a central official, and on 1 July 1954, Bilaspur State was made an area of Himachal Pradesh state by a demonstration of the Indian Parliament. At the point when the Sutlej River was dammed to make the Govind Sagar, the memorable town of Bilaspur was lowered, and another town was constructed upslope of the old.
Bilaspur is situated at 31.33°N 76.75°E, with a normal height of 673 m (2,208 ft). It is arranged on the foot of the Bandla Hills, along the left bank of waterway Sutlej which structures pleasant scene here attributable to making of Govind Sagar Dam on it. It is the principal significant town subsequent to entering Himachal Pradesh while in transit to Manali.
Bilaspur encounters warm summers and cool winters yet is shielded from the temperature limits of the encompassing mountains by its circumstance in a valley. The rainstorm, from July to September, is a time of high precipitation. From October to November, the lake is totally full. The most noteworthy temperature months are May and June when the temperature is ordinarily around 37 °C (99 °F) and 38 °C (100 °F), some of the time surpassing 40 °C (104 °F).