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Cultural Uttarakhand

Culture of Garhwal Part-1| संस्कृति हमरा गढ़वाल की

Garhwal or Gadhwal, is a region and administrative division of Uttarakhand State, lying in the Himalayas laps. It is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Kumaon region, on the south by Uttar Pradesh, and on the west by Himachal Pradesh. It includes the districts of Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri (Pauri Garhwal), […]

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Art galleries, cultural centers to set up in Uttarakhand to revive ‘Pahari’ culture

The Uttarakhand government has initiated a slew of schemes under which all forms of cultural infrastructures – virtual reality museums, cultural centers and art galleries will be opened in Uttarakhand. The motive behind these initiative is to revive the art forms in Uttarakhand that are slowly fading into the obscurity due to lack of preservation. […]

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Annual Basant Utsav from today

Tribune News Service Dehradun, February 23 A two-day annual spring festival – Basant Utsav — will commence tomorrow at the lawns of Raj Bhawan. The popular festival dedicated to flowers, vegetables will bring under one roof commercial flower growers, hobbyists and entrepreneurs all participating in different competitions.While addressing a press conference today, Uttarakhand Governor Dr […]

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‘Despite producing big names in Bollywood, Uttarakhand has few takers for film courses’

Dehradun: In spite of some of the best-known personalities in Bollywood being from Uttarakhand, the state has one of the lowest number applicants for film schools, said the director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Bhupendra Kainthola, at a seminar here. To encourage more candidates from the state to undergo film courses, FTII, […]