Dharamshala (also spelled Dharamsala) is that the district headquarters of Kangra district. It had been erst called Bhagsu.
The Dalai Lama’s residence and also the headquarters of the Central Tibetan Administration (the Tibetan government in exile) area unit in Dharamshala. Dharamshala is eighteen kilometers from Kangra.
Dharamshala has been hand-picked in the concert of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a sensible town underneath PM Narendra Modi’s flagship sensible Cities Mission.
On creating Jan 2017, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh declared Dharamshala because of the second capital of Himachal Pradesh state, creating Himachal Pradesh the third state of Republic of India with 2 capitals after Jammu and geographical region and geographical area