Uttarakhand Stories

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Great souls have taken birth in the divine land of Uttarakhand who have done tremendous work for the betterment of the state, its people, economy and stature. Learn about such noble people and feel proud to be a part of Uttarakhand.

From Hammer to Chalk: A teacher who built, painted and taught in a remote Uttarakhand school

From Hammer to Chalk: A teacher who built, painted and taught in a remote Uttarakhand school

A good teacher is like a candle, it consumes itself to light the way for others.   The above line perfectly sums up what it...
The Cliffhangers: 6 prolific mountaineers from Uttarakhand

The Cliffhangers: 6 prolific mountaineers from Uttarakhand

Mountaineering is a sport that is slowly and steadily gaining popularity among the young generation. The satisfaction of ascending some the highest point on the...
प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

प्रभा देवी सेमवाल: जिन्होंने उगाए 500 से अधिक पेड़, आज है खुद का एक वन

आज उनके द्वारा उगाये गए जंगल में पेड़ो की संख्या ५०० से अधिक है. जिसमे विभिन्न तरह के पेड़ है. जहां इमारती लकडियो से लेकर...
Legend of Madho Singh Bhandari: The Man who replenished Maletha Village

Legend of Madho Singh Bhandari: The Man who replenished Maletha Village

As you traverse in the alleys of Srinagar town, 5 km from here you’ll see a hushed village called Maletha idyllically situated on the Devprayag...
Polling Officials conquer snow laden booths at 10,000 ft for 275 voters in U’khand

Polling Officials conquer snow laden booths at 10,000 ft for 275 voters in U’khand

With news surfacing that Uttarakhand has set a benchmark with a record-breaking 68% voting in the Assembly Elections 2017, we mustn’t forget that the credit...
Inspirational Story of Chef. Ishan Bahukhandi, the Youngest International Indian Master Chef at 2016 Olympics

Inspirational Story of Chef. Ishan Bahukhandi, the Youngest International Indian Master Chef at 2016 Olympics

The inspirational story of this young chef who took the 2016 Rio Olympics by storm with his flavoursome dishes, will make you recall Ishan of...
Cancer Survivor Sarika Rana’s Inspirational Story- A Journey Beyond Life

Cancer Survivor Sarika Rana’s Inspirational Story- A Journey Beyond Life

I was born and brought up in the lap of nature - the Himalayas, in a small town of Uttarakhand. Glancing at the floating clouds...
7 reasons why you should date a guy from Dehradun

7 reasons why you should date a guy from Dehradun

Dehradun boys have a class of their own so, if you want an average boy next door you are at the wrong place. They may...
Bhitauli- A heartwarming tradition devoted to Uttarakhand Women

Bhitauli- A heartwarming tradition devoted to Uttarakhand Women

The culturally grandiose, Kumaon region of Uttarakhand celebrates many distinctive festivals that are famous in this zone, to name a few there is ‘Bhitauli’ which...
Facing The Mountain: A Documentary on 2013 Kedarnath Disaster aftermath

Facing The Mountain: A Documentary on 2013 Kedarnath Disaster aftermath

After a highly acclaimed documentary, Lifelines, British filmmaker Ross Harrison returns to the mountains of Uttarakhand with his new documentary Facing The Mountain, which explores...
The chronicle of Frederick E. Wilson the ‘Raja of Harsil’

The chronicle of Frederick E. Wilson the ‘Raja of Harsil’

Those who hail from the fairy-tale hamlet of Harsil must be well acquainted with the tale of Frederick E. Wilson who was the first Englishman...
The Success Story of Divya Rawat- The Queen of Mushroom Farming

The Success Story of Divya Rawat- The Queen of Mushroom Farming

If you have been following eUttarakhand.com then you must have come across an article about 'The Mushroom Woman of Uttarakhand' Yes! I am talking about...
Interview with Manu Dafaali, Environmentalist and founder of Harela Society

Interview with Manu Dafaali, Environmentalist and founder of Harela Society

There are a few societies in Uttarakhand that are really doing something while the others are busy in skimming the milk in the name of...
पलायन – मात्र एक चिंतन भर

पलायन – मात्र एक चिंतन भर

सुबह की शुरुआत हुई तो अमर उजाला की खबर पर नजर पड़ी, काली गाढ़ी 'हैडिंग' में साफ नजर आ रहा था "पहाड़ पर 2.80 लाख...
Rani Karnavati ‘Nak-Kati-Rani’: The Invincible Queen of Garhwal

Rani Karnavati ‘Nak-Kati-Rani’: The Invincible Queen of Garhwal

Uttarakhand, a beautiful Himalayan state of India referred to as 'Dev Bhoomi' always lack good historians that can showcase the real facts and figures of...
श्री देब सुमन – उत्तराखंड के एक महान स्वतंत्रता संग्रामी

श्री देब सुमन – उत्तराखंड के एक महान स्वतंत्रता संग्रामी

आज उत्तराखंड के महान स्वतंत्रता संग्रामी श्री देब सुमन जी की 100वीं जयंती है। हम सभी को उनके अमर बलिदान के बारे में पता होना...
Anand Sankar, a city-bred guy giving wings to the dreams of Kalap villagers

Anand Sankar, a city-bred guy giving wings to the dreams of Kalap villagers

Some people aspire to become successful and rich while, some wish to take the road less travelled, such is the story of Anand Sankar, a...
Uttarakhand’s Basanti Behan honoured with Nari Shakti Samman by President

Uttarakhand’s Basanti Behan honoured with Nari Shakti Samman by President

Basanti Behan of Laxmi Ashram nestled in Kausani was honoured with Nari Shakti Samman by President Pranab Mukherjee for her tremendous work in preserving the...
Seven female bikers crossed one of the highest motorable pass – The Mana Pass in Uttarakhand

Seven female bikers crossed one of the highest motorable pass – The Mana Pass in Uttarakhand

The seven adventure loving women from the colourful state of Maharashtra geared themselves to go on an arduous bike expedition to Mana Pass lying on...
Sri Dev Suman – The Valiant Soul of Garhwal

Sri Dev Suman – The Valiant Soul of Garhwal

Shri Dev Suman was a writer and activist who stood for the freedom of Tehri and united the entire Garhwal region. The valiant soul died...