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 ..
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 . ..
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 ..
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, ..
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 ..
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, ..
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 ..
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 ..
By Samridhi Dixit Previously Uttaranchal, Uttarakhand finally emerged as the 27Th state of India on 9th November 2000, leading to the fulfillment of the long cherished dream of the people who are the residents of this hilly region who fought long for their identity and to be recognized as a separate state on the map ..
By Arushi Jain For many years, people living in the hilly regions of Uttar Pradesh struggled for the provision of basic amenities and their development, and realized that their needs can only be identified and fulfilled with the formation of a separate statehood as they were being ignored and no balanced regional development was taking ..