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Clickable district map of Uttarakhand showing all the districts with their respective locations and boundaries. Historical Sources. Map Sources. Acknowledgements. Glacier. The Uttarakhand Andolan Memorial in Kutchery, Dehradun commemorating the martyrs of the. Uttarakhand has diverse geographical features ranging from Uttarakhand is located at the foothills of the Himalayan Source: Maps of India.
Dehradun district has an area of sq km.
Dehradun city is the provisional capital of the state and has many national institutes located within it. It is also a major rail head in the state.
Haridwar district is spread over sq km. Its headquarters, Haridwar city, is the entry point to the Char Dham pilgrimage.
Chamoli district lies in the Central Himalayas with a total area of sq kms. The elevation of this district ranges between meters to meters. Most of the high mountain ranges such as Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Kamet are located in this district.
The Alakhanada River flows through the district. Rudraprayag district is spread over sq kms. This district has one of the highest literacy rates in the state.
Tehri Garhwal district in the west of the state lies on the outer ranges of the Himalayas. The district has a total area of sq kms, with its headquarters at New Tehri. Folk Hindu shamanic practices deviating from Hindu orthodoxy also persisted here.
However, Garhwal and Kumaon were restored to nominal Vedic Hindu rule due to the travels of Shankaracharya and the arrival of migrants from the plains. Jageshwar Temples are a group of over Hindu temples dated between 7th and 12th century.
Between the 4th and 14th centuries, the Katyuri dynasty dominated lands of varying extent from the Katyur valley modern-day Baijnath in Kumaon. The historically significant temples at Jageshwar are believed to have been built by the Katyuris and later remodelled by the Chands.
Other peoples of the Tibeto-Burman group known as Kirata are thought to have settled in the northern highlands as well as in pockets throughout the region, and are believed to be ancestors of the modern day Bhotiya , Raji , Buksa , and Tharu people. During this period, learning and new forms of painting the Pahari school of art developed.
In , the Garhwal Kingdom also fell to the Gurkhas.
The Garhwal Kingdom was then re-established from a smaller region in Tehri. Although the erstwhile hill kingdoms of Garhwal and Kumaon were traditional rivals the inseparable and complementary nature of their geography, economy, culture, language, and traditions created strong bonds between the two regions.
Our forefathers raised them, it's we who must protect them. Though primarily a livelihood movement rather than a forest conservation movement, it went on to become a rallying point for many future environmentalists , environmental protests, and movements the world over and created a precedent for non-violent protest.
So much so that, a quarter of a century later, India Today mentioned the people behind the "forest satyagraha" of the Chipko movement as amongst " people who shaped India". Gaura Devi was the main activist who started this movement other participants were Chandi Prasad Bhatt , Sunderlal Bahuguna , and Ghanshyam Raturi, the popular Chipko poet. In the first half of the nineteenth century, the expanding development of Indian roads, railways and other physical infrastructure was giving rise to concerns over indiscriminate logging, particularly in the Himalaya.
Two of the most important rivers in Hinduism originate in the glaciers of Uttarakhand, the Ganges at Gangotri and the Yamuna at Yamunotri.
They are fed by myriad lakes, glacial melts and streams.