Lesser Known Facts About District Pauri Garhwal

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Unheard facts about Pauri Garhwal, one of the 13 districts of Uttarakhand, so let’s start. The nickname of Pauri district is Garhwal. Pauri district is located 1750 meters above sea level, in the year 1992, Pauri was declared a hill station. The area of ​​Pauri is 5329 km square, its population is 687271 people, its pin code number is 246001. Talk about the vehicle registration number of Pauri, then the vehicle registration number here is UK-12, literacy here is 82.02%, a lot of religion here is Hindu which is 96.11% second
3.34% is Muslim, third is 0.31% is Christian, fourth is 0.9% Sikh and fifth is 0.3% rest religion. Let us tell you that this is the second largest stadium in Asia, it is one of the highest points of Pauri, this stadium is located at a distance of 2.5 km from the city. In 1969, Garhwal Mandal was formed with Pauri Headquarter. Pauri has Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Tehri Garhwal in the north, Udham Singh Nagar in the south, Almora, Nainital in the east and Dehradun and Haridwar in the west. The administrative headquarters of the district is located at Pauri Nagar. It is the head quarter of Pauri. The district has one parliamentary constituency and six U.K. Assembly constituencies.

In which Yamkeshwar, Pauri, Srinagar, Chaubattakhal, Lansdowne and Kotdwar are included. The folk songs, music and dances here leave a complete impression in the whole world of the culture here. The major highways adjoining Pauri are NH 1, 119, and 1858. The land of Pauri Garhwal is blessed with snow clad Himalayan peaks, natural valleys, dense forests and hospitable and rich culture people. The main center, area with manufacturing unit, daily communication system and military communication system are at Kotdwar. Rs 28.50 crore was paid by the Uttarakhand government to promote the industrial development of the state. A comprehensive network of health and medical facilities has been created for the health of every citizen. This network mainly focuses on the weaker sections of the rural and urban areas, Below Poor Line families. There are various tourist places in Pauri, including Tadkeshwar Mahadev Temple There are Shri Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, Maa Dhari Devi Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Binsar Mahadev Temple, Maa Jwalpa Bhavani Temple, Nagdev Temple, or Kandoliya Temple.

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Some of the famous folk dances here are Thadiya, Chauphula. The folk music of this region is usually Palaya Bandha, which reflects the dynamics of the dance. The traditional people of these regions are music, baad instruments, dhol and damau, race, thali, turi, ransingh, dholki, masak baja, bhankora etc.

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It is bounded by Tehri and Rudraprayag districts in the north, Almora and Chamoli in the east, Haridwar and Dehradun in the west and Nainital in the south. The hills of Kandoliya are also located here. From 1815 to 1840, Srinagar was the capital of British Garhwal. It was founded in 1358 by the Garhwal kings.

The beautiful hill station Lansdowne is also located in the main places of Pauri, also called Jeene Cantonment City. It was built on 14 November 1887 by Lord Lansdowne. Its ancient name is also Kaladanda. It also houses the command office of the famous Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army. In 1973, ND Tiwari established the Garhwal University here, and at the same time he established the Kumaon University.


The temple of Dhari Devi is situated on the banks of the Alaknanda, which is dedicated to the mother Kali. The temple of Karunashrama here has also been the center of Vedic learning in the ancient work. Where Kalidasa composed the Abhigyan Shakuntalam.

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Keeping in mind its importance in 1955, it was re-established where there is also a statue of Vishnu and Lakshmi ji. Here is the Kamleshwar temple. It is believed that Lord Rama worshiped Lord Shiva here. Kotdwar is also located in Pauri, which is also called the gateway of Garhwal. A very famous and centuries old fair is also organized in the Garhwal belt of Pauri, due to which it is known as Moli Mela. This fair is celebrated once in every 12 years in the memory of the Pandavas. According to the people, 5000 years ago, when the Pandavas went out in search of Lord Shiva to get rid of the sin of killing Brahma, they had to spend time here. According to tradition, people uproot 2 chir trees and take them to Tamlang village. It is said that the Pandavas hid their weapons under the Sami tree. The tree is seen as a representation of the victory of the Pandavas over the Kauravas. Manohar Singh Negi, general secretary of the Mela Committee, explains that the pine tree is considered to be a replica of the Sami tree. had gone. Hope you like this informative offer of ours.

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  1. I’m from Pauri nd i really even don’t know about my hometown but after reading this article i got alots of knowledge⛰️❤️