Monday, May 25, 2009
The Beas ( vedic Arjiki or Arjikiya and Sanskrit Vipasa ) forms the world famous valleys of Kullu and Kangra. This river bears testimony of those historical events which do not find mention in the recorded history. It has played a significant role in the development of peculiar hill culture which pervades the life of hill people living in the towns and surrounding villages since ages. We have to owe to this sacred river in terms of our culture, economy and social life. The important settlement on the bank of Beas river are Kullu, Mandi, Bajaura, Pandoh, Sujanpur Tihra, Nadaun and Dehra-Gopipur. Starting its journey from The Rohtang pass at 13,050 feet, the total length of Beas is 460 Km , it flows for 256 km in Himachal Pradesh and rest in Punjab.