Jhari-Pani: Glimpses of Monsoon Rain in Uttarakhand Hills

‘झड़ी-पानी’ ‘सावन के महीने की धूप तो गैंडे की खाल को भी सुखा देती हैं’ यह हमारे पहाड़ की एक प्रचलित कहावत है। अब यहां का दुरुह जन-जीवन इंसानों को तो कतई इजाजत नहीं देता है कि वो खा-खा कर गैंडे जैसे हो जाएं । तब धूप खुद पर कही बात को सिद्ध करती है […]

Harela – The State Festival of Uttarakhand

हरेला / सोलह जुलाई – इस दिन हमारे उत्तराखंड का राजकीय पर्व हरेला मनाया जाता है। पर्व की परंपरा यह रही है कि परिवार के मुखिया एक टोकरी में मिट्टी डालकर उसमें गेहूं, जौ, मक्का, उड़द, गहत, सरसों, चना बो देते हैं। नवें दिन डिकर पूजा यानी गुड़ाई होती है। दसवें दिन हरेला काटा जाता […]

Uttarakhandi Diaspora

In terms of population, Uttarakhand is a small state of India. Only 0.83% of India’s population lives in Uttarakhand. Despite small population, Uttarakhandi people are spread all over the world, contributing significantly to the global economy. Here is a glimpse of the Uttarakhandi Diaspora. San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA Find out more Uttarakhand Association […]

Uttarakhand: From a BIMARU State to One of the Front Runners

Uttarakhand, a Himalayan state of India was carved out of Uttar Pradesh (UP) on Nov 1, 2000. This year the state completes two decades of its existence after separation from the massive power house state of India. What has Uttarakhand achieved in these two decades? Let’s look into the positives. Before we delve into the […]

Food and Travel

This blog will cover the exotic cuisine and destinations of Uttarakhand.

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