Dalhousie cantonment is a town in Chamba district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. Its located at 32.53°N 75.98°E. It has an average elevation of 1954 metres (6410 feet). The Cantonment is 485 km from Delhi, 52 km from Chamba, 23 km from Khajjiar, and 80 km from Pathankot, the closest railhead.
Situated somewhere in the town, close to a highway is a MiG-21M [C1556] on public display. This aircraft had been flying till the mid 2000s before its retirement and final resting place next to the Road.
The aircraft was originally destined for the Dalhousie Public School. Requested from Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne by the Principal Capt G S Dhillon. When the aircraft was allotted, the School insisted the MiG be installed on a public road so that it could be viewed by all of the general public.
The aircraft was moved by truck from Bikaner to Dalhousie via Pathankot. Sometime in early 2013 it was installed on the road.