Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

Pseudo Capital – Dehradun | Dilemma of Developing of Uttarakhand

By Anjali Agrahari The erstwhile struggle for Uttrakhand is now shifted to striving for a battle of its own capital. Nestled between the foothills of Himalaya and Shivalik hills, the so-called pseudo capital ‘Dehradun’ is still in a controversial frame within the eyes of people living in the centre of Garhwal and Kumaon region. After ..

Spirituality and Aurobindo Perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

Spirituality and Aurobindo Perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

By Samridhi Dixit                                 “The spirit shall look out through matter’s gaze and the matter shall reveal the spirit face”   -Shri Aurobindo. Spirituality is considered a religious process of re-formation which aims to recover the original shape of man ..

Marxism and Gandhian perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

Marxism and Gandhian perspective of Sumitranandan Pant

By Vidisha Nainwal SumitraNandan Pant was one of the writers in the Indian artistic and intellectual traditions who were initially drawn to Gandhism and Marxism. However, over time, these writers became disenchanted after seeing through the shallow materialistic view of the world and returned to their Indian roots, in pursuit of a deeper meaning and ..

Neo-criticism, Chhayavaad and Sumitranandan Pant

Neo-criticism, Chhayavaad and Sumitranandan Pant

By Ayushi Nagalia Literature, be it the product of any nation, language or culture, is the mirror of the society and the people’s psyche. It is through Literature, the written word, that we see the world for the way it is. The neo-romanticism movement defines the importance of literature as an indirect mirror of the ..

Kausani of Sumitranandan Pant

Kausani of Sumitranandan Pant

By Nitin Chandola Sumitranandan Pant is well known for his poetry in the Chhayavaad and Rahasyawad genres. He was born and brought up in the beautiful Uttarakhand village, Kausani, in district Bageshwar. Being one of the poetic legends of the Kumaon region, Pant’s work is well known for its romanticism of the natural aspects and ..

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

By Nidhi Rauthan Have you ever wondered what a smart city is? In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got to power along with his BJP government, with a vision to make India a fully developed country. He initiated the Smart City Mission under which 100 cities were to be chosen from all over the country ..

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

By Kushagra Mittal The twenty-first century, oldest civilization, world’s largest democracy, and second-most populated nation. What comes to your mind when you read such eye-catching adjectives for your country? Is it ‘developed’, ‘literate’, ‘superpower’? The reality is indeed very far from it. In spite of being the world’s largest democracy and second most populated nation, ..

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

By Ayushi Nagalia India being a huge country with an enormous population has had its fair amount of representation in Hollywood or any other filmmaking industry. A vast number of celebrities visit India every year. Many foreign bloggers and travelers visit and document India in different written and multimedia forms. Numerous photographers visit India for ..

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

By Nitin Chandola Dehradun’s decline in Swachh Bharat Sarvekshan 2017 was a shocking moment for the city residents. The failure of “to be Smart city” in the factor of cleanliness made us clear about the current condition of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan in Dehradun. The Swachh Bharat index 2017 was completely based on the rate of ..

Editorial, July 2017

Editorial, July 2017

The cleanliness of a city or town portrays the level of civic sense its citizens have. Cities like Chandigarh are amongst the most admired cities in north India, majorly because of their cleanliness. After two consecutive rejections of the Smart city proposal, Dehradun city was losing its aspiration to make it to the Smart city ..