Historical evolution. The history of Solan goes back to the era of Pandavas. According to local folklore, Pandavas lived here during their exile. In 1815 British won Baghat state (now Solan) from the Gurkhas, Gurkha fort or Arki Fort is still standing tall on a mountain near to Solan city and it is one of the historic tourist attractions of Solan. For the Gurkhas and other hill people born in…