Dharamsala

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View looking over McLeod Ganj, on the left with Dharamshala at the base of the hill; Forsyth Ganj to the right and the Beas River below. Sketch by Alfred Hallett, c. 1980

Dharamsala is a city in northern India. It is the winter seat of government of the state of Himachal Pradesh and the district headquarters of the Kangra district.

McLeod Ganj, a village within Dharamshala municipality, is the home of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan government. It is a popular place for Indian and foreign tourists, including students studying Tibet.