Uttarakhand Commemorates Statehood Day
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♦ Uttarakhand was formed in 2000 by combining some districts from Uttar Pradesh’s northwestern region with a section of the Himalayan Mountain range.
♦ Uttaranchal was the previous name for this state. In 2007, it was renamed Uttarakhand.
♦The year 2021 marks the 21st anniversary of Uttarakhand’s foundation.
♦Uttarakhand is renowned as the “Land of Gods.” Glaciers, snow-capped mountain peaks, rivers, and lush forests are among its abundant natural resources.
♦It also has the Char Dham of Uttarakhand, which consists of four of the most sacred and respected Hindu temples: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Uttarakhand’s capital is Dehradun.
♦From November 3 to November 9, 2019, the state administration held a week-long “Foundation Week” to commemorate the state’s founding.
♦Uttarakhand is derived from the Sanskrit dialect. It directly translates to “northern city.” Following a long fight by the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal, it was established by the then-Government of Uttar Pradesh.
♦Uttarakhand is a cultural, ethnic, and religious melting pot. It is one of India’s most popular tourist destinations.