At present, a Nagar panchayat the town has four government schools including two primary schools and three hospitals. The Garhwal state was founded in 823 AD, when Kanakpal, the prince of Malwa, on his visit to the Badrinath Temple, met the King Bhanu Pratap, a chieftain of Chandpur Garhi. [5] It is easily accessible from both the Garhwal and the Kumaon divisions, and in a way, acts as the bridge between the two regions. [42], Gairsain is situated at an elevation of 1650 metres, and as a result, the climate of the area is largely dependent on its high altitude. Gairsain, a tehsil in Chamoli district, is located nearly 270-km from existing temporary capital of Dehradun. [2][3][4] 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. Uttarakhand was separated from Uttar Pradesh in 2000, and it was since then that its people were demanding for Garsain to be made the capital of the state. [21] Amar Singh Thapa was appointed Governor of the region. There are also many well known educational institutions and museums in the city. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took a landmark and historic decision on Wednesday and has named Gairsain as the summer capital … ", "Capital birth pangs: Can Gairsain bear the burden? [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. [38][39] An official notification to this effect was issued on 8 June 2020 by the government after the then governor, Baby Rani Maurya gave her assent to the move. 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There is snowfall in the months of January and February. “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. In 2000, the Uttarakhand Mahila Morcha took out a rally demanding Gairsain be made the state capital. The town is located at 30°03′N 79°17′E / 30.05°N 79.28°E / 30.05; 79.28 and has an average altitude of 1,650 metres (5,410 ft). [42] Construction material like granite, gneisses, slates tiles, and limestone, quartzite is found around the town. It is the Weekend Gateway spot and Winter capital of Uttarakhand. Gairsain is crowned as the summer capital of Uttarakhand, two decades after the state was carved out of Uttar Pradesh as a separate state. [16], Gairsain remained under the sway of Parmar Rajputs of Garhwal during the Medivial period. Dehra Dun, city, capital of Uttarakhand state, northern India. [48] Skies are heavily clouded during the monsoon months and for short spells when the region is affected by the passage of western disturbances. For any emergency during Lockdown,please call at Disaster Control Room - 1077,0135-2726066,2626066 [42], The average annual rainfall occurring in the town is 1435 mm. The limits of the proposed SCR will also cover districts of Chamoli and Pauri apart from Chamoli where Gairsain town is located. As a result, religious tourism forms a major portion of the tourism in the state. The assembly also resolved to hold the next budget session at Bhararisain. Prithu appears to have been the first King from the plains to visit these parts. During the winter months the humidity increases towards the afternoon generally. The activists suggested Gairsain as the capital as it was falling on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions. 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… 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. DEHRADUN (Uttarakhand): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Wednesday announced that Gairsain will be the summer capital of the state, partially fulfilling the demand of the hill people to make it the permanent capital. Trivendra Singh Rawat, chief minister of the state said, "I congratulate people of Uttarakhand on this monumental. [48] Its location on the southern slopes of the outer Himalayas allows the monsoon currents to enter through the valley. 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 tourism business in Uttarakhand generated ₹ 23,000 crores during 2013-14.. Badrinath Valley, along the Alaknanda River, Uttarakhand. 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. Last Updated: 08th June 2020 08:06 PM The state government has given a status of Nagar Panchayat to Gairsain in 2015-16. Gairsain Vikas Parishad has been looking over major infrastructure projects in and around Gairsain. 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. Uttarakhand is an Indian state in the Himalayas.The state is popularly known as Devbhumi (land of Gods) due to the presence of numerous Hindu pilgrimage sites. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. [11] The other tradition envisages that Himalayan country is said to be made up of five divisions one of which is Kedar Khanda which has been specifically dealt within the Kedar Khand section of Skand Puran. 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. ALMORA: The beauty of popular hill station Almora, which is often referred to as the ‘cultural capital of Uttarakhand’, is now marred by sights of lit. [37], On 4 March 2020, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh Rawat announced in the Legislative Assembly of the state during budget session that Gairsain would be declared the summer Capital of the state. The nearest railhead is located in Ramnagar, which is approximately 150 km from Gairsain. Gairsain has an unusually gentle topography compared to the other areas of equivalent altitude in the Garhwal region. 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. This town nestled in Garhwal region and is located at around 280km away from Dehradun, the winter capital. [1] Gairsain, initially a small hamlet, had a recorded population of 2,895 in 1981. The snowfall is usually between 5 and 120 cm, and the snow accumulates for a day or two. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines. [49] It was declared summer capital of Uttrakhand in June 2020. Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! [24] Taking these movements into consideration, the Uttarakhand government constituted the Dikshit Commission under the chairmanship of Justice V. Dixit, whose work was to carry out a study among various cities of Uttarakhand, in order to find the most suitable place for the 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. 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". It is the Weekend Gateway spot and Winter capital of Uttarakhand. The effectiveness of the rains is, among others, related to low temperature which means less evapotranspiration from the surrounding forests and vegetation cover – indicating that the soil moisture in the area is well preserved. Uttarakhand, located in the northern part of India, shares its borders with Nepal, Tibet, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. ", 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.". Dehradun City is a beautiful paradise located in Northern Lower Himalayan Mountain ranges. Both these regions have scintillating views and sceneries. This means Uttarakhand will now get a permanent summer capital, two decades after it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh as a separate state. The state has two divisions—Garhwal and Kumaon—with 13 districts. Uttarakhand was carved out as a separate state from Uttar Pradesh in 1998. The activists in Uttarakhand wanted Gairsain to be the capital of Uttarakhand state after it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 1998. [24] An office of Directorate of Higher Education and Diet was inaugurated in Gairsain in 1991. 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[13] The Katyuris were replaced by Chand Kings in Kumaon, while Garhwal was fragmented into several small principalities. I thank the people of the state for this. Dehradun: CM Trivendra Singh Rawat in the state assembly on Wednesday announced a historic decision that Gairsain will be the summer capital of Uttarakhand. In 2004, Baba Mohan Singh Uttarakhandi had gone on a 38-day-long hunger strike, in demand of making Gairsain as permanent capital of Uttarakhand. Government of Uttarakhand | Dehradun, Capital of Uttarakhand. Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali was the first person to propose Gairsain as the capital of a hill state in the 1960s. According to an official release of the state … Gairsain - The Summer Capital of Uttrakhand This picturesque town is located in the centre Garhwal and Kumaon and acts as a prime town for both the regions. In course of time the Katyuri dynasty became a virtually indigenous ruling family of this region. The town is … It is being considered as the future Permanent capital of Uttarakhand. [42] The podsol soils, clayey in texture, are generally found along the terraced fields. Dehradun is capital a of Uttrakhand is also known as Uttranchal. Follow @UttrakhandSpecial Follow @UttrakhandSpecial Follow @UttrakhandSpecial • DM , TAG or use HASTAG #uttrakhandspecial to feature.   |  A+A A-. The driest part of the year is the pre monsoon period when the humidity may drop to 35 percent during the afternoon.[42]. 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. [49] The population subsequently rose to 4,228 in 1991 and 6,258 in 2001. Cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dehradun is the capital of the state Uttarakhand. He was followed by Dilip Sah, Upendra Sah and Pradeep Sah for over half a century. 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. [47] Gairsain comes under the Ramganga Soil Conservation Project that was initiated to contain the advancement of siltation in the Kalagarh dam. The state has two divisions—Garhwal and Kumaon—with 13 districts. [12] According to Hindu tradition the earliest King of this area seems to have been Kubera, the Lord of Yakshas. The same year, three BJP ministers and MLAs supported the demand of a separate Uttarakhand state in a public meeting held in the town. 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. Gairsain has one Degree College – the Government Degree College Gairsain, which was established in 2001, and is affiliated to the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar. After the Mahabharata war, Nagas, Kunindas, Kiratas, Tanganas and Khasas exercised control over this region. Express Photo. The Legislative Assembly of the state is located at Dehradun, the winter capital city. However, plans to build an airstrip were announced by the then CM Vijay Bahuguna in the year 2012. Dehradun, the capital of the state, is the largest city. It is being considered as the future Permanent capital of Uttarakhand. In addition, one session of the legislative assembly will be held annually in Gairsain.[50][51]. With this event, hopes are high that its stature might be raised to that of the permanent capital of the state, in the near future.[7][9][10]. But Dehradun was named as the capital when the state was formed on November 9, 2000. DEHRADUN (Uttarakhand): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Wednesday announced that Gairsain will be the summer capital of the state, partially fulfilling the demand of the hill people to make it the permanent capital. Gairsain [ɡɛːrˈsɛːɳ] is the summer capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Other nearby Railway stations include Kathgodam (160 km) and Kotdwara (245 km). [25] A hunger strike, which lasted for 157 days, was organised in the year 1994 in order to pressurise the government to announce Gairsain as the capital of Uttarakhand. CM Rawat made the announcement during the ongoing Budget session of the Uttarakhand Assembly at Gairsain. Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand (formerly known as Uttaranchal), a state in the northern part of India. Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya gave her nod to the state government's move declaring Gairsain or Bhararisen as the new summer capital of the state. Due to being located in hilly area, Gairsain has neither rail connections nor a proper air connection, however it is well connected by road. Kanakpal and his descendants of Parmar dynasty, gradually conquered all the independent fortresses (Garhs) belonging to its 52 small chieftains, and ruled the whole of Garhwal Kingdom for the next 915 years, up to 1804 AD. [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. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. Courtesy:- @thevacationboy *Please visit photographer's gallery for admire his/her work. [7] The Government of Uttarakhand had constituted the Dixit Commission for the search of a permanent capital; but the commission in its report had noted that "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". An airstrip exists at Gauchar (55 km) but is used only during special occasions. 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. 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. Dehradun in Uttarakhand is one of the oldest cities in India of Uttarakhand. 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Statehood activists had long contended that Gairsain, a tehsil in Chamoli district, was best suited to be the capital of the mountainous state as it was a hilly region falling on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions. Dehradun, the capital of the state, is the largest city. On March 4, Uttarakhand's Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat announced 'Gairsain' as their new summer capital. # uttrakhandspecial # himachal # uttarakhand # travellergirlsofindia Gairsain in Chamoli district was declared as the summer capital of Uttarakhand on Monday. 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. In 1992, Uttarakhand Kranti Dal declared Gairsain as the capital of Uttarakhand. [23] After the success of this meeting, the foundation stone of a new building for the Uttarakhand Assembly was set in the GIC Ground in the year 2013. 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 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. [47] The types of soil found here are generally the same as found in the hilly areas comprising gravel sand, sandy loam, clayey loam, heavy clay and calcareous soils. Gairsain [ɡɛːrˈsɛːɳ] is the summer capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. But Dehradun was named as the capital when the state was formed on November 9, 2000. Dehradun is also a gateway to the many famous tourist places Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Tehri, etc. It is easily accessible from both the Garhwal and the Kumaon divisions, and in a way, acts as the bridge between the two regions. Uttarakhand was separated from Uttar Pradesh in 2000, and it was since then that its people were demanding for Garsain to be made the capital of the state. Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], January 6 (ANI): Uttarakhand's tableau representing 'Kedarkhand' has been selected for the Republic Day parade to be held on January 26 at Rajpath in the national capital. With the Governor’s imprimatur on the state government’s decision to make Bhararisain (Gairsain) the summer capital of Uttarakhand the stage is now set for the resumption of shadow boxing (noora kushti in Hindi) between the two main political parties … The Dikshit Commission narrowed down the search to 5 cities: Dehradun, Kashipur, Ramnagar, Rishikesh and Gairsain; and after taking 8 years, submitted its 80-page report to the Uttarakhand Assembly on 17 August 2008. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. [42], Gairsain is located along an anticlinal thrust plane of the Almora nappe. Pant and Bipin Tripathi accepted Gairsain as the proposed capital of Uttarakhand. [42] The town is 260 km north-east of Dehradun, 170 km south of Badrinath, 140 km north-west of Nainital and approximately 450 km north-east of New Delhi. We, together have achieved the milestone, no one else could. Uttarakhand has also become the second state to have a dual capital after the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Flanked by river Ganga on the east and Yamuna on the west, Tula’s … He promised that an airstrip would be laid in Gairsain. [24][28] Several public demonstrations followed this rally, and in a similar event held in Srinagar in 2002, the Gairsain Rajdhani Aandolana Samiti (Gairsain Capital Movement Committee) was established. Rishikesh - Yoga Capital of the World. [24] The same year, a committee headed by Ramashankar Kaushik, which was constituted by then Mulayam Singh Yadav Government, recommended the creation of the hill state of Uttarakhand with Gairsain as its capital. Gairsain - The Summer Capital of Uttrakhand This picturesque town is located in the centre Garhwal and Kumaon and acts as a prime town for both the regions. The nearest airport is Gauchar Airport, at Gauchar which is approximately 54 km.[41]. 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 … #uttarakhand #rishikesh #rishikeshdiaries #rishikesh_diaries #rishikeshtrip #rishikesh #inrishikesh #rishikeshspirit #chai #uttrakhand_dairies #uttarakhandi #uttarakhand #uttarakhandheaven #pahadi_hai_hum #pahadi #ramjhula #uttarakhanddiaries #uttarakhandtraveller #uttarakhandculture #himanchal #hills #shimla #waterfall #travel #traveler #wanderlust #dehradun #nainital The capital of Uttarakhand is technically the city of Dehradun, and has been since 2000. In 2004, Baba Mohan Singh Uttarakhandi had gone on a 38-day-long hunger strike, in demand of making Gairsain as permanent capital of Uttarakhand. Follow us for updates, Different Oxford jab dosing for tests and actual rollout in India, Karnataka medical staff wary of jab, raise concerns over lack of data, Centre taking up massive project to vaccinate nation: Harsh Vardhan. Gairsain town in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand on Monday was officially declared as the new summer capital of the hilly state. But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. 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). Katyuri Kings ruled the present area from 9th to 11th centuries. In 1839 the district of Garhwal came into existence after being separated from the Kumaon District. The slope of the land in the lower regions or 'khet' is around 30 degrees while along the higher slopes it is around 40 degrees. Dehradun capital of Uttarakhand and all about Dehradun climate, temperature , Dehradun Pin code, Dehradun weather, Dehradun to Mussoorie Government of Uttarakhand | Dehradun, Capital of Uttarakhand. [22] In 1919, this area came into prominence as a centre of political activity under the leadership of Anusuya Prasad Bahuguna, a leader who held public meetings against coolie-begar system. 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. The town of Gairsain is situated in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand in North India. They were suppressed by Asuras who seem to have principally ruled over what is now Ukhimath. [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. The activists in Uttarakhand wanted Gairsain to be the capital of Uttarakhand state after it was carved out of Uttar Pradesh in 1998. The city is perched at an elevation of 435 meters and also the Capital of Uttarakhand. [48] In summers the maximum temperature is around 26 °C while the minimum temperature is around 16 °C. [55], The nearby operational airports are located in Pantnagar, Pithoragarh and Dehradun at a distance of approximately 195, 240 and 260 kilometers respectively. No railways or airport is available in the town. The Gairsain Tehsil is spread over an area of 501 square kilometres (193 sq mi) and is bound by the Karnaprayag Tehsil on its North, Tharali Tehsil on its East, Chaukhutia Tehsil of Almora district on its south and Thalisain Tehsil of Pauri Garhwal district on its West. The state government has given a status of Nagar Panchayat to Gairsain in 2015-16. Gairsain [ɡɛːrˈsɛːɳ] is the summer capital of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. [48] The winter temperature, however, hovers between 12 and 7 °C. [42] The soils maybe divided into 3 categories. Uttarakhand has also become the second state to have a dual capital after the state of Jammu and Kashmir. 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