Consider the following pairs of Buddhist monasteries with states where they are located:

  1. Namgyal→ Himachal Pradesh
  2. Shashur→  Maharashtra
  3. Ghum→ West Bengal

 Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 & 3 Only

The Namgyal Monastery is located in the Dharamshala district of Himachal Pradesh. The Buddhist monastery Shashur is located in the Lahaul valley of Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. The Ghum Monastery is situated at the hill regions of Eastern Himalaya range in Darjeeling, West Bengal.

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