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Shiv Pratap Shukla Sworn in as the New Governor of Himachal Pradesh
- Shiv Pratap Shukla, former Union Minister, has taken the oath as the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
- He succeeded Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar and became the 29th Governor of the state.
- The oath ceremony was administered by the Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, Justice Sabina.
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Dharamshala Cricket Stadium to Host Two IPL Matches in 2023
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released the schedule for IPL 2023.
- Two matches of IPL will be played at the picturesque Dharamshala Cricket Stadium in Himachal Pradesh.
- Punjab Kings will play against Delhi Capitals on May 17, and on May 19, Punjab Kings will clash with Rajasthan Royals.
International Mandi Shivratri Festival Begins in Himachal Pradesh
- The week-long International Mandi Shivratri festival has begun in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
- The district is known as the Chhoti Kashi and is considered the cultural capital of the state.
- The festival is celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm, and the week-long celebrations include colourful processions, cultural programmes, and various other events.
- Shivratri festival was formally started in Mandi district during the tenure of Raja Suraj Sen.
Who is the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh?
Shiv Pratap Shukla is the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He succeeded Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar.
How many IPL matches will be played at Dharamshala Cricket Stadium in 2023?
Two IPL matches will be played at Dharamshala Cricket Stadium in 2023.
What is the significance of the Mandi Shivratri Festival?
The Mandi Shivratri Festival is a week-long celebration that includes colourful processions, cultural programmes, and various other events. It is believed to have been started during the reign of Raja Suraj Sen.
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