Gaura Pant “Shivani”| Her work in perspective of life in Kumaon

Gaura Pant “Shivani”| Her work in perspective of life in Kumaon

By Samridhi Dixit There is no reader of Hindi literature all around the world who have not read or heard about the works of Shivani. For a number of readers across the country especially in the pre-TV and internet era, Gaura Pant, popularly known by her pen name ‘Shivani’, hers is a name which has ..

Jim Corbett | His Writings From Kumaon and Garhwal

Jim Corbett | His Writings From Kumaon and Garhwal

By Kushagra Mittal What does ‘terror’ mean to you? It’s a word you probably hear often, but what does terror actually feel like? For the people of Kumaon and Garhwal, it (fear) was the well-known man-eating tiger and the Rudraprayag leopard who had collectively claimed over 400 lives of the locals. For them, Jim Corbett ..

Mussoorie and its Literary Value

Mussoorie and its Literary Value

By Ayushi Nagalia Contrary to a widespread belief in the youth of Uttarakhand in our early 21st century, Uttarakhand has been the land of inspiration for numerous writers hailing from all disciplines and genres of writing. The sister towns of Mussoorie and Landour have always been a literature delight for topmost writers and historians in ..

An Extinct Dehra of Ruskin Bond | An Overview

An Extinct Dehra of Ruskin Bond | An Overview

By Shivani Sharma Ruskin Bond in his description of “Dehradun”, which was called ‘Dehra’ during the 40s and 50s cannot be found in any historic text written by the historians of that era. Though drastically changed in these 70 years his stories play a major role in highlighting those things which were once a pride ..