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Governor releases book titled “DALHOUSIE… through my eyes” written by Dr. Kiran Chadha

A travel guide version brings alive the breath-taking beauty of the Dalhousie hills : Shukla

Governor Shiv Pratap Shukla released a travel guide version of the book titled “DALHOUSIE… through my eyes” written by Dr. Kiran Chadha at Raj Bhavan, today.

While appreciating the efforts of the writer, the Governor said that Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, especially Dalhousie town has a unique identity from tourism aspects. He said that the author has managed to chronicle the changing face for the town and wishes it to develop into an eco-friendly town. Dr. Chadha deserves a hand for this impressive ode to Dalhousie. He added that the book covers the heritage buildings, schools, Churches, hotels, cantonment and places of interest for the tourists and the glimpse of the cottages of Dalhousie takes you into that era.

She said that this travel guide features all areas of interest for the tourists with complete information on the history of Dalhousie from 1859-60 onwards. It also includes information on all Institutes, Schools, Cottages etc based in Dalhousie. This pictorial and historical travel guide on Dalhousie would be of immense benefit and use for the tourists and travellers as well as hotels in Himachal Pradesh in its present mini version, she added.

Dr Chadha was associated with UN agencies especially on Women Empowerment. She has written many papers and her exposition on the Second World War was published in 2001. She was awarded the Shresht Putri Award by the Governor of Himachal Pradesh in 2002. She also runs an NGO ‘Swachh Dalhousie’ since 2014. She runs many charities in Dalhousie.

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