PRESS & MAGAZINES of Uttarakhand

PRESS & MAGAZINES of Uttarakhand “yugwani”- The Premier Hindi Magazine Of Uttarakhand “Yugwani” the esteemed hindi news weekly that was started way back in 1947 by Prof. Bhagwat Prasad Panthri, Acharya Gopeshwar Kothiyal and Tej Ram Bhatt. Sanjay Kothial is editor of this magazine at present. The role of this news weekly was historic during … Read more

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand

PRE HISTORY of Uttarakhand Literally North Country or Section in Sanskrit, the name of Uttarakhand finds mention in the early Hindu scriptures as the combined region of Kedarkhand (present day Garhwal) and Manaskhand (present day Kumaon). Uttarakhand was also the ancient Puranic term for the central stretch of the Indian Himalayas. It is well known … Read more

Archaeological sites of Uttarakhand

Archaeological sites of Uttarakhand Archaeological Heritage of Uttarakhand Himalaya affords an awe inspiring study of nature. Fossil remains from the rocks dated to from 18.3 to 0.6 million years BP show a variety of Stresirhine Primate genera. Cercopithecoid genera, and Hominoid genera, the last one being of special interest to hominid ancestry. Significantly, Kalagarh Basin … Read more

HISTORY OF MODERN Uttarakhand after Independence

HISTORY OF MODERN Uttarakhand after Independence Until 1998, Uttarakhand was the name most commonly used to refer to the region, as various political groups including most significantly the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal (Uttarakhand Revolutionary Party est. 1979), began agitating for separate statehood under its banner. Although the erstwhile hill kingdoms of Garhwal and Kumaon were traditional rivals … Read more

Famous Fairs and Festivals of Uttarakhand

Famous Fairs and Festivals FAIRS OF UTTARAKHAND   Many fairs are held every year in Uttarakhand. The description of some :- Fairs held for Tourists entertainment   Shree Govardhan pooja : most part of uttarakhand pooja organized for Lord Krishna . Grismotsava (Almora) : Held in summer . Sharadaotsava : its organized in Almora, Mussourie ,Ranikhet, … Read more

Introduction of History of uttarakhand

History of uttarakhand (Part 1) Uttarakhand the place which is known as ‘Land of gods’ or ‘ Devbhumi’. The Himalaya, believed to be the dwelling place of lord Shiva- the destroyer among the three principal gods of hindu trinity has drawn travellers and mystics alike since time immemorial.The names’ Manas’ ‘Kedarkhand’ and ‘ Kurmachal’ are … Read more

Tehri Estate : History of Uttarakhand

  Tehri Garhwal gets its name from the presence of a number of forts built by the Panwar dynasty rulers in old days. It had been an epicenter of politics and economics of Uttarakhand since ages. It is surrounded by Uttarkashi district in the north, Rudraprayag in the east, Pauri Garhwal in the south and … Read more

Sceduled Tribes: History of Uttarakhand

  Uttarakhand is a region with great ethnic diversity. Though nobody can be called a native here, there are tribes and villages of people who have no other place to relate to. They are mostly dependent on agriculture and handicrafts. The economy revolves around the fairs that are held all round the year. Uttarakhand is … Read more

Role of Uttarakhand in National Moments

  The people of Uttarakhand played a vital role in India’s freedom struggle. From the first war of independence of 1857 to Indian independence, they participated in every sphere of movement. Kalu singh Mehra was known as first freedom fighter of Uttarakhand. They made a secret organisation “Krantiveer” in 1857 at besung champavat and carried … Read more

Peoples Moments: History of Uttarakhand

  Dhandak The elite strata having traditional basis of power and influence does not give opportunity in the circulation of power elite, nor it paves way for emergence of the new elites. In the feudal setup, masses did not have counter elite to challenge the ruling class. Yet there had been some sort of socially … Read more

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