(Last Updated on : 10/08/2015)
Salooni is the tehsil headquarters and sub-division in Chamba district
of Himachal Pradesh
Geography of Salooni
A smaller and more or less continuous range about 2,000 meters high runs south of the snowy ranges, Salooni, at a height of 1764 meters and 56 km from Chamba, offers a panoramic view of the snow-covered hills and peaks. Situated at the top of a ridge and opening into the Bhandal Valley, this scenic spot leads also to Bhaderwah. Salooni has also been featured in many Bollywood movies such as Badhaai Ho Badhaai, Vinashak - Destroyer and Dor.
Administration of Salooni
Salooni contains a combined office building, SDM office, government senior secondary school, Degree College, community health centre and all other important government offices. Salooni falls under Dalhousie as its legislative constituency and Kangra as its parliamentary constituency.
Demography of Salooni
It has a population of about 1800 and lies at a height of 1764 meters. The main entrance to the village of Salooni contains a series of shops and the small ground of the ancient temple of Kali Mata, which has been restored.