Himachal Pradesh

* The Kalka-Shimla express is runs through a massive stretch of 806 bridges, 103 tunnels and 18 stations. Holds the world record of being the train to cover the steepest slope (5816 ft) in least distance (just 96 km).
* The eight tiny hilly villages nestled in the lap of Dhauladhar Ranges in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh bordering Punjab is the abode of nearly five thousand Indian Gorkhas. Despite having been born and brought up here and having served the nation all through their lives, the Indian Gorkhas living in these village are fighting their own battle of identity crisis.