Holi of Kumaon and Its Role in Indian Independence By Editorial Team

Published On: March 24, 2019

By Nitin Chandola

Gatherings like Holi in Kumaon played an important role in boosting the Independence movement among the natives of Kumaon and Garhwal. Imprints of Holi in Kumaon is found since Chandravansh and Katyurvansh, the phrases like ‘तुम राजा प्रद्युमन  शाह, मेरी करो प्रतिपाल, लाल होली खेल रहे हैं ”...

Legends of Kumaoni Holi By Editorial Team

Published On: March 12, 2019

By Pranav Dhasmana

Every time a culture dies, we lose a part of our heritage, history and identity. The ‘pahadi culture’ in Uttarakhand has been dying a slow death ever since exodus from hills became a huge trend. Kumaoni Holi has always been a defining attribute of Uttarakhand’s...

Editorial | Holi Of Kumaon By Editorial Team

Published On: March 4, 2019

Holi in Kumaon is not only an exuberant occasion but also a heritage that Kumaon has saved from degradation for eons. The native residents of Kumaon developed this culture of celebrating holi a month before the Dulhandi or “Charadi”. The holi is played in...