The commission formed in the year 2001 got 10 extensions and submitted a report favoring Dehradun as the permanent capital of Uttarakhand. It is being considered as the future Permanent capital of Uttarakhand. Gairsain in Chamoli district was declared as the summer capital of Uttarakhand on Monday.A notification in this regard was issued by Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh after … The activists in Uttarakhand wanted Gairsain to be the capital of Uttarakhand state after it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 1998. A railway line connecting Karnaprayag with Rishikesh is under construction,[52] and upon its completion, the Karnaprayag railway station (47 km) will be the nearest railway station to Gairsain. [45][46] The source of the Ramganga River, "Diwali Khal", is located near the town; The river flows besides the town, although at a much lower height from it. It is being considered as the future Permanent capital of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand, located in the northern part of India, shares its borders with Nepal, Tibet, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. But Dehradun was named as the capital when the state was formed on November 9, 2000. In 1839 the district of Garhwal came into existence after being separated from the Kumaon District. Dehradun City is a beautiful paradise located in Northern Lower Himalayan Mountain ranges. Cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dehradun is the capital of the state Uttarakhand. The town of Gairsain is situated in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand in North India. [7] However, after the formation of the state on 9 November 2000, Dehradun was made the temporary capital of the state. Gairsain [ɡɛːrˈsɛːɳ] is the summer capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took a landmark and historic decision on Wednesday and has named Gairsain as the summer capital … CM Rawat made the announcement during the ongoing Budget session of the Uttarakhand Assembly at Gairsain. It lies in the northwestern part of the state in the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of about 2,200 feet (670 metres). Gairsain named Uttarakhand’s summer capital: All you need to know about the tehsil in Chamoli district Gairsain is a tehsil in Chamoli district and is located nearly 270 kilometres from Dehradun, which is the existing capital. The activists suggested Gairsain as the capital as it was falling on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions. Gairsain: Twenty years after Uttarakhand was granted statehood, an announcement was made in the state assembly on Wednesday to make Gairsain its summer capital. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines. Dehradun is the capital of Uttarakhand and is well known for its scenic grandeur and beautiful surroundings. A day after Gairsain was made the summer capital of Uttarakhand, AICC general secretary Harish Rawat asked Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday to … Gairsain has been a sensitive issue in the hill state since the creation of Uttarakhand as a separate state on November 9, 2000. The entire complex was proposed to be developed on the green city concept, which would be equipped with several modern facilities on its sprawling campus including "residential apartments and commercial complexes, dispensaries, and schools, besides parks and playgrounds for children and youth". According to tradition, the name Gairsain is derived from the Garhwali words; Gair (गैर) meaning 'at some depth' and Sain (सैण) meaning 'rolling plains', referring to the somewhat flat land at some depth in otherwise hilly terrain. But it was Dehradun in the plains that was names the temporary capital. Uttarakhand has also become the second state to have a dual capital after the state of Jammu and Kashmir. On the lines of National Capital Region (NCR) in Delhi, Uttarakhand state government will be building the 'State Capital Region' (SCR) around recently announced summer capital Gairsain… It is bordered to the northwest by the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, to the northeast by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, to the southeast by Nepal, and to the south and southwest by the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. [20] Soon after this the Gorkha leaders Amar Singh Thapa, Hastidal Chutariya and some others invaded Garhwal with a large and well equipped army. In the beginning of 1803 a severe earthquake occurred in the whole of Garhwal which destroyed many houses and killed many human beings and cattle. Dehra Dun, city, capital of Uttarakhand state, northern India. [42] The relative humidity is moderately high during the monsoon season around 60 percent but the unpleasant effect is offset by the winds which make it less oppressive. A three-day session of the Uttarakhand assembly was organized for the first time in this assembly building that was completed in 2014. Gairsain [ɡɛːrˈsɛːɳ] is the summer capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is known as the Education hub of Uttarakhand. The capital of Uttarakhand is technically the city of Dehradun, and has been since 2000. The town with around 12000 residents surrounded by lush green hills with oak forests awaits its elevation to the permanent capital of the hill state. It is the Weekend Gateway spot and Winter capital of Uttarakhand. Gairsain has an unusually gentle topography compared to the other areas of equivalent altitude in the Garhwal region. [42] The soils maybe divided into 3 categories. With Governor Baby Rani Maurya giving her assent for declaration of Bhararisen (Gairsain) in Chamoli district as the summer capital of Uttarakhand Monday, a two-decade-long wait of the hill region came to an end. Published: 08th June 2020 08:06 PM  |   Dehradun in Uttarakhand is one of the oldest cities in India of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is capital a of Uttrakhand is also known as Uttranchal. It is the Weekend Gateway spot and Winter capital of Uttarakhand. Express Photo. Both these regions have scintillating views and sceneries. [47] Gairsain comes under the Ramganga Soil Conservation Project that was initiated to contain the advancement of siltation in the Kalagarh dam. [42] The brown soils, found in the forests and fields near the town, varies in colour from brown to dark brown depending on the quantity of organic matter contained therein. [13] The Katyuris were replaced by Chand Kings in Kumaon, while Garhwal was fragmented into several small principalities. [17][18] In 1358, the 37th ruler, Ajay Pal, brought all the minor principalities for the Garhwal region, under his own rule, and founded the Garhwal Kingdom, with Devalgarh as its capital, which he later shifted to Srinagar.[19]. Dehradun, capital of Uttarakhand Dehradun is a beautiful city and a capital of Indian state of Uttarakhand nestled between the Himalayan foothills to the north and Shivalik to the south. They were suppressed by Asuras who seem to have principally ruled over what is now Ukhimath. Over 4 lakh houses in Karnataka to get natural gas in eight years thanks to new pipeline, Toxic gas leak in Odisha's Rourkela Steel Plant: Four workers dead, US Capitol violence in 10 pictures: When pro-Trump mob stormed the building to overturn election, Ajith Kumar to Mohanlal: Check out the complete list of Dadasaheb Phalke South Awards 2020 winners. Gairsain: Twenty years after Uttarakhand was granted statehood, an announcement was made in the state assembly on Wednesday to make Gairsain its summer capital. Uttarakhand's capital is Dehradun, the majestic city which is also known as the 'Abode of Drona'. CM Rawat made the announcement during the ongoing Budget session of the Uttarakhand Assembly at Gairsain. The hill town of Gairsain in the hill district of Chamoli officially became the summer capital of Uttarakhand after the state Governor Baby Rani Maurya gave her assent to it on Monday, said officials. The Legislative Assembly of the state is located at Dehradun, the winter capital city. The Baba died on the 38th day after undertaking a “fast unto death” for the sake of a long pending peoples� demand to declare Gairsain as the permanent capital of Uttaranchal. Uttarakhand capital क्या है, Capital of Uttarakhand in Hindi और उत्तराखंड की राजधानी का नाम क्या है। यदि आप उत्तराखंड की कैपिटल को जानना चाहते है तो आज के इस आर्टिकल में हम आपको uttarakhand … The demand for a summer capital had been raging since 1990s when the Uttarakhand Kranti Dal asked the Congress party to make Gairsain as the capital of the yet-to-be formed state. This means Uttarakhand will now get a permanent summer capital, two decades after it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh as a separate state. Trivendra Singh Rawat, chief minister of the state said, "I congratulate people of Uttarakhand on this monumental. According to 2011 census of India, Gairsain town is spread over an area of 7.53 sq. Gairsain town in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on Monday was officially declared as the new summer capital of the hilly state. This project, covering the catchment area of the streams feeding the dam, has its head offices located in Ranikhet. An adjoining village is named Gair (गैड़) and some attribute the name Gairsain as the deep plain area at the foot of Gair Village. The snowfall is usually between 5 and 120 cm, and the snow accumulates for a day or two. The nearest railhead is located in Ramnagar, which is approximately 150 km from Gairsain. “Gairsain in Chamoli district will be the summer capital of the state, we will sit together, work out the plan and make preparations in this regard,” Rawat said while speaking in the state Assembly. It lies in the northwestern part of the state in the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of about 2,200 feet (670 metres). Uttarakhand can be divided into several physiographic zones, all running parallel to each other from northwest to southeast. During the rest of the year the skies are generally clear to lightly clouded. Dehra Dun, city, capital of Uttarakhand state, northern India. Private bus operators as well as state transport buses ply to and from the town. Uttarakhand, located in the northern part of India, shares its borders with Nepal, Tibet, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. [49] It was declared summer capital of Uttrakhand in June 2020. The city is perched at an elevation of 435 meters and also the Capital of Uttarakhand. [14][15] Huen Tsang, the Chinese traveller, who visited the region around 629 AD, mentions a kingdom of Brahampura in the region. [29] The commission found Dehradun and Kashipur eligible for the capital, noting "the interim capital, Dehradun, is a more suitable place as the permanent capital owing to the factors like its distance from national capital, centralised population and safety from natural calamities" and considering the odd geographical conditions, seismic data and other factors, disfavoured Gairsain as the permanent capital. At the beginning of the 18th century the bulk of this area was included in the domain of Fateh Shah, the Raja of Garhwal. [48] In summers the maximum temperature is around 26 °C while the minimum temperature is around 16 °C. Gairsain is situated in the center of the state;[43] although it comes within the administrative limits of the Garhwal division, the boundary of Kumaon division starts approximately 15 kilometers from the town. [48] Most of the rainfall occurs during the period between June to September when 70 to 80 percent of the annual precipitation is accounted for. For any emergency during Lockdown,please call at Disaster Control Room - 1077,0135-2726066,2626066 Katyuri Kings ruled the present area from 9th to 11th centuries. Government of Uttarakhand | Dehradun, Capital of Uttarakhand. ", The notification by the governor of Uttarakhand Baby Rani Maurya dated June 8, 2020, stated, "The Governor is hereby pleased to give her assent for declaration of Bhararisen (Gairsain) in district Chamoli as summer capital of Uttarakhand.". [21] The Gorkhas were defeated by the British forces in the Anglo-Nepalese War of 1814, and Gairsain along with other parts of Kumaon and Garhwal was ceded to the British in the Treaty of Sugauli. [42], The average annual rainfall occurring in the town is 1435 mm. The Nanda Devi Mountains divide the state into two parts- Kumaon and Garhwal. Government of Uttarakhand | Dehradun, Capital of Uttarakhand. For any emergency during Lockdown,please call at Disaster Control Room - 1077,0135-2726066,2626066 km, and the total population residing in the town is 7,138,[1] which gives it population density of 947.94 persons per square kilometer of area, which is greater than the state ratio of 189 people per square kilometer. There are also many well known educational institutions and museums in the city. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Harish Rawat government has claimed that it is creating infrastructure including roads, water supply, helipads and airstrips around Gairsain to pave its way as capital of Uttarakhand in the coming years. Gairsain is a town and Nagar Panchayat in Chamoli district and is situated at the eastern edge of the vast Dudhatoli mountain range, located almost at the centre of the state, at a distance of approximately 250 kilometres from Dehradun. Gairsain in Chamoli district was declared as the summer capital of Uttarakhand on Monday. The activists suggested Gairsain as the capital as it was falling on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions. 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