Uttarakhand Stories

Unsung Heroes

Get to know about the unsung heroes of Uttarakhand who have brought a dynamic change by dedicating themselves to the service of Uttarakhand. These charismatic personalities are inspiring the common man to do the most uncommon things.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The women avengers of Uttarakhand

The women avengers of Uttarakhand

The contribution of the women of Uttarakhand cannot be summed up in mere words as it fails to convey how they have evolved over the...
About Mamta Rawat and her association with eUttaranchal

About Mamta Rawat and her association with eUttaranchal

Who is Mamta Rawat? Mamta Rawat hails from a hushed village of Bankoli in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Inspired by nature since childhood, she...
Nain Singh Rawat – The Exploring Pundit

Nain Singh Rawat – The Exploring Pundit

Nain Singh Rawat made invaluable contributions in cartography and surveying by making arduous journeys across the Himalayan region of Tibet and mapping the Tibetan landscapes...
Mamta Rawat: A guardian angel in disguise of a mountaineer

Mamta Rawat: A guardian angel in disguise of a mountaineer

Some women are lost in the fire and some women are built from it. Such is the story of 25 years old brave heart Mamta...
Indramani Badoni – The Unsung Hero of Uttarakhand State Movement

Indramani Badoni – The Unsung Hero of Uttarakhand State Movement

Late Indramani was in favour of a separate state which would help in the rapid development of the hilly areas. Therefore, he lent his voice...
Yogendra Rana: A brave heart whose act of valor should be recognized

Yogendra Rana: A brave heart whose act of valor should be recognized

Yogendra Rana showed his heroic efforts by evacuating hundreds of pilgrims at the time of 2013 flash floods in Uttarakhand, which engulfed more than 5,000...
Chandi Prasad Bhatt – A Gandhian at heart and an Environmentalist by nature

Chandi Prasad Bhatt – A Gandhian at heart and an Environmentalist by nature

In 2014, he was honoured with Gandhi Peace Prize by President Pranab Mukherjee. A Gandhian and environmentalist initiated the Chipko Movement in March 1973. In...
Teelu Rauteli – The greatest female warrior of Uttarakhand

Teelu Rauteli – The greatest female warrior of Uttarakhand

At the age of 22, Teelu Rauteli freed the provinces of Garhwal from the oppressive Katyura ruler Dham Shahi. She was killed by her enemies...
Jagat Singh Chaudhary: Bracing Life to Aging Forests

Jagat Singh Chaudhary: Bracing Life to Aging Forests

'Green Ambassador' of Uttarakhand changed his 1.5-hectare barren land into a lush green forest. He is practicing mix-forestry on his land since 1974 which is...
Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Manorama Joshi: Changing Many Lives

Her differently-abled students participated in Special Olympics held in China in 2007 and Greece in 2011. She has Changed lives of over 50 children by...