Administrative divisions of India
The Administrative divisions of India are Indian subnational administrative units; they compose a nested hierarchy of country subdivisions. Indian states and territories frequently use different local...
States and territories of India
A clickable map of the 29 states and 7 union territories of IndiaIndia is a federal union of states comprising twenty-nine states and seven union territories. The states and union territories are fu...
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Districts of India
A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. Districts are further subdivided, in some cases into sub-divisions, and in others directly into tehsils or talukas. T...
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Garhwal division
78°30′E / 30.5°N 78.5°E / 30.5; 78.5Garhwal (Hindi: गढ़वाल [ɡəɽʱʋaːl]) is the north-western region and administrative division of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand ...
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Kumaon division
For Kumaoni/Kumauni People see Kumauni PeopleKumaon (Hindi: कुमाऊं) or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other be...
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The Garhwal Rifles
The Garhwal Rifles is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. It was originally raised in 1887 as the 39th (Garhwal) Regiment of the Bengal Army, it became part of the British Indian Army, and after ...
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Shailesh Matiyani
Ramesh Singh Matiyani 'Shailesh', popularly known as Shailesh Matiyani (14 October 1931 – 24 April 2001), is a Hindi writer, poet, essayist from Uttarakhand, India.He became most known for his short s...
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Bisht
For the Arab article of clothing see: Bisht (clothing)Bisht is a title used in communities living primarily in the Central Himalayas, Indian state of Uttarakhand. Bishts are on most occasions Kshatriy...
List of Kumaonis
Kumaoni or Kumauni people are people from the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, a region in the Indian Himalayas.
List of Kumaonis - Wikipedia
Kalu Singh Mahara
Kalu Singh Mahara was a Kumauni leader during Indian Rebellion of 1857. He is known as the first freedom fighter from Kumaun, then in the United Province.Kalu Mahara was the leader of the Vishung Patt...
Pithoragarh district
Pithoragarh district (Hindi: पिथौरागढ़ जिला) is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow-capped peaks, ...
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Kumaon Kingdom
Kumaon Kingdom (Hindi: कुमाऊँ राज्य) was a Himalayan kingdom in the Kumaon region of present day Uttarakhand state of India.
The Kunindas was the first ruling dynasty of Kumaon and reigned from ...
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Kumauni cuisine
Kumauni cuisine is the food of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India. Kumaoni food is very simple but very nutritious completely suits the hard environment of the Himalayas. Pulses like Gehet (Kulat...
Shivani
Gaura Pant (17 October 1923– 21 March 2003), better known as Shivani, was one of the popular Hindi magazine story writers of the 20th century and a pioneer in writing Indian women based fiction. She w...
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Chholiya
Chholiya (Kumaoni-छोलिया) is a dance form practised in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand. It is basically a sword dance accompanying a marriage procession but now it is performed on many auspicious occ...
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Jaagar
Jagar (Devanagari: जागर) is a form of ancestor spirit worship practiced in the hills of Uttarakhand, both in Kumaon as well as GarhwalThe word Jagar comes from the Sanskrit root, Jaga (meaning to wake...
Administrative divisions of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is divided into two administrative divisions.:Listing of divisions and districts:
Administrative divisions of Uttarakhand - Wikipedia
Mrinal Pande
Mrinal Pande (born 1946) is an Indian television personality, journalist and author, and till recently chief editor of Hindi daily, Hindustan. She left Hindustan on August 31, 2009. She was appointe...
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Lower Assam Division
Lower Assam Division is administrative division of Assam formed in 1874 comprising undivided Kamrup, undivided Darrang of Western Assam, undivided Nagaon district in Central Assam and Khasi Jaintia hi...
Hatwal
Hatwal (Garhwali/Hindi: हटवाल) is a Garhwali Brahmin family name from the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. The Hatwals were primarily a priestly class who served as pandits at the many Hindu tem...
Shauka tribe
The Shauka living in the Johar Valley of Goriganga river in Munsyari Tehsil of the Pithoragarh district are also known as Johari or Johari Shauka. They are part of the larger Uttarakhand Bhotiya ethno...
Gohna Lake dam-burst
The Gohna Lake dam-burst was a flood in Garhwal Region of India in 1894 caused by a landslide induced temporary lake.There are different versions of different sources on the extent of damages to life ...
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Manish Pandey
Manish Krishnanand Pandey (born 10 September 1989 in Nainital, Uttarakhand) is an Indian cricketer. He is primarily a right-handed middle order batsman representing Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. H...
Kumauni Holi
Kumauni or Kumaoni Holi (कुमाँऊनी होली), is the historical and cultural celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi in the region of Kumaon, Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the most important fest...