06 July, 2016

Facts about Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand was formed on 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India, when it was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh. In January 2007, the name of the state was officially changed from Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand has two regions namely Kumaon and Gharwal.
Capital city: Dehradun
Chief Minister: Harish Rawat
Governor: Dr. Krishna Kant Paul
High Court: High court of Uttarakhand, Nainital
Chief Justice: K. M. Joseph (source Supreme Court website)
International Borders: China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east
State Day Celebration: 9th November
Important Power generation plants:
1. Chibro Power Plant
2.Khodri Power Plant
3.Chilla Power Plant
Airports:
1. Jolly Grant Airport - Dehradun
2. The Pant Nagar Airport- Pantnagar of Udhamsinghnagar district
3.NainiSaini Airport (Pithoragarh Airstrip) – Pithoragarh
Folk Dances:
1. Choliya Dance – Kumaon region
2. LangvirNritya
3. PandavNritya - Gharwal region
4. Ramola
5.Shotiya Tribal Folk Dances-Bhotiyatribals
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