Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

Canals of Dehra in Perspective of Engineered Marvel

By Nitin Chandola Canals of Dehradun are an integral part of each Doonite’s life, these are the basic source of our daily water convention. Dehradun’s canals are not only an architectural marvel but also an engineered megastructure of the pre-independence era. Most residents of Dehradun are unaware of these canals, as most of the canals ..

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

Role of Dehra’s Canals in Structuring Civilisation

By Priyanjali Bhalla In a small valley in the Himalayas, a river sprung out from within and as it tumbled along its journey southwards it raised a civilisation. It was the Rispana river. The landscape was beautiful with the backdrop of the mussorie ranges and surroundings of Himalayan forests. It made the land bountiful . ..

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

Dehradun’s Canal System – A lost Heritage

By Anjali Agrahari When it says that everything has both positive and negative aspects, the domination of British rule over north India has given Dehra a gift of value and innovation. Dehradun a city of rich water resources, Britisher significantly looked at it and realized that it is something worthy. Yes! the great network of ..

Why to Underground the Canals Of Dehradun

Why to Underground the Canals Of Dehradun

By Ayushi Nagalia Dehradun, the city of paradise, is undergoing immense changes as a result of it being the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is not known only for it’s ecological richness, but also for a rich culture and heritage that has been struggling to withstand the test of time under the pressure of extensive development, ..

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

Our Centuries’ Old Connection with Dehra’s Canal System

By Iram Today, Dehradun is a long collection of buildings from north to south with houses and shopping complexes constantly being built. There are people and vehicles all over. Though it is one of India’s wettest places with an average of 2200 mm rainfall annually, water shortages, especially in summer, has now become a common ..

Editorial, November 2017 (Canals of Dehra)

Editorial, November 2017 (Canals of Dehra)

Last month was quite engaging for us as most of our columnists had their ongoing examinations. Hence, the November issue was overdue; but late is better than never. We were adamant to document the canals of Dehra since a long time and November, 2017 issue is a part of that approach. The canals of Dehradun ..

Flying Without Wings – Book Review

Flying Without Wings – Book Review

By Ayushi Nagalia Presented by Ravinder Singh, Flying Without Wings is written by Rishabh Puri and is published by Blank Ink and HarperCollins Publishers India. The author, Rishabh Puri is an Indian originated entrepreneur with a passion of writing fiction. Flying Without Wings is his second novel, the first being Inside the Hearts of Hope, ..

The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

The Story of Uttarakhand Andolan

By Nitin Chandola Uttarakhand Andolan was not only the demand of the separate state of Uttarakhand but was also a big war against the ignorance of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments. Though, the demand at first was to separate the Himalayan range dominated provinces, later with change in objectives of the natives of the region, ..

Failure of National Ruling Parties in Uttarakhand

Failure of National Ruling Parties in Uttarakhand

Ever since the formation of Uttarakhand, the two major political parties of India, Bhartiya Janta Party, and Congress have been the governing powers of the state. It’s pitiful that no regional party, not even Uttarakhand Kranti Dal, which along with numerous activists, soldiers and martyrs was the backbone of the Uttarakhand Andolan, has been able ..

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 ..