Tales of Shimla

Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh and one of the most popular travel destinations in India. For 75 years between 1864 and 1939, this acted as the summer capital of the British in India. How did a small hill town transform into a regal capital where the powerful thronged? We spoke to Shimla based journalist and historian, Raaja Bhasin, who has researched and written extensively on the city. Join us as we trace the story of the making of Shimla and its evolution.

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