Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal
Remembering the brave son of Devbhoomi on his birth anniversary.
The word Tharu is believed to be derived from sthavir, meaning followers of Theravada Buddhism. The Tharu community belongs to the Terai lowlands, amid the Shivaliks or lower Himalayas. Tharus live in both India and Nepal. In Indian Terai, they live mostly in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh , and Bihar.
FAMOUS SWEETS OF UTTARAKHAND
Uttarakhand is famous for all the bounty of nature but also for the divine taste of its desserts. Travelers come here from far and wide to relish and cherish the taste of unique and rare sweets of Uttarakhand. While travelling in Uttarakhand and enjoying the beauty of lofty mountain peaks, did you ever think of stopping by at a place where you can have great time and enjoy some of the delicious sweets? Have you heard of some of the most delicious sweets of Uttarakhand that you have ever tasted?
RIVERS OF UTTARAKHAND
The glistening rivers in Uttarakhand that come majorly from the imposing glaciers make the state appear even more stunning as well as sacred.
THE HIGHEST SHIVA TEMPLE IN THE WORLD: TUNGNATH
Tungnath is one of the highest Shiva temples in the world and is the highest of the panch Kedar temples located in Rudraprayag district, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
THE CITY OF LAKES: NAINITAL
NAINITAL is a himalyan resort town in the Kumaon region of India's Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2,000m. Formerly a British hill station , it's set around Nainital lake, a popular boating site and mesmerizing scenic views.
OLYMPICS HAT-TRICK GIRL: VANDANA KATARIYA
Vandana Katariya is an Indian field hockey player. She plays as a forward in the Indian national team. Coming from a small town of Uttarakhand to receiving Padma Shri (fourth highest civilian award) from The President of India, her journey is real inspiration.
TREKKER’S PARADISE: DODITAL TREK
Dodital Trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Uttarakhand. Dodital is an emerald lake nestled amidst high mountains at an altitude of 3310 meters above sea level. With it's serene setting and tranquil environs, Dodital is arguably one of the most beautiful high altitude lakes of North India.
SWITZERLAND OF INDIA: KAUSANI
Kausani is a hill station and village situated in Bageshwar district in state of Uttarakhand, India. it is famous for its scenic splendour and it's spectacular panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Trishul, Nandadevi and Panchachuli.
CULTURAL CAPITAL OF KUMAON: ALMORA
Almora is municipal board and cantonment town in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Almora district. Almora is located on a ridge of the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalayan range.