The Bhotiya, also called Rongpa, are located in the trans Himalayan region of India. Rongpa communities are some of the oldest in the upper belt of Himalayas, close to the border of Tibet in Gadhwal.
Teelu Rauteli was born in village Guraad belonging to Chaundkot, Gadhwal. Her story of bravery and pride was witnessed in the 17th century due to which she is remembered as 'Jhansi ki Rani' in history. Teelu Rauteli is the only warrior who fought 7 wars at the age of 15 to 20.