The Ambala District Kalsia State Gazetteers Of Year 1914

Consists of information about geographical, topographical features such as river systems, Geology, Fauna and Flora such as wild animals and plant species; demographic patterns such as births and deaths, socio-religious variations such as distinctions of caste, religion and language, major occupations in agriculture, industry and commerce; governmental administrative systems. Ambala was a major Army Cantonment for the British, established in 1843. The cantonment was and has strategic importance even during present times. Kalsia was a princely state in Punjab, British India, one of the former Cis-Sutlej states. It was founded by Raja Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu in 1760.