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Garhwal division

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Garhwal (IPA: /ɡəɽʋːɔɭ/) is the western region and administrative division of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand which is home to the Garhwali people. [1]

83 relations: Alaknanda River, Anglo-Nepalese War, Badrinath, Bahuguna, Baijnath, Uttarakhand, Bengal Engineer Group, Bhagirathi River, Bhandari, Bhat, Bihar, Bisht, Borax, Chamoli district, Chaukhamba, Cloudburst, Cultural heritage, Dabral (surname), Dehradun district, Delhi, Devprayag, Dhanaulti, Dunagiri (mountain), Ethnolinguistics, Ethnologue, Ganges, Garhwal Himalaya, Garhwal Kingdom, Garhwali language, Garhwali people, Gurkha, Haridwar district, Haryana, Hatwal, Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas, India, Indo-Aryan languages, Indo-Aryan peoples, Joshi, Jyotirmath, Kamet, Katyuri kings, Kedarnath, Kedarnath (mountain), Koli people, Kotdwar, Kumaon division, Kumaon Kingdom, Maurya Empire, Najibabad, ..., Nanda Devi, New Tehri, North India, Northern Indo-Aryan languages, Order of the Star of India, Oudh State, Painuly, Pant (surname), Pauri, Pauri Garhwal district, Punjab, India, Rajput, Rohilkhand, Rudraprayag district, Sahariya caste, Salt, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Special Frontier Force, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, States and union territories of India, Tehri Garhwal district, The Garhwal Rifles, Tibet, Trisul, UNESCO, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, Uniyal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttarkashi district, Wool, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, 2013 North India floods. Expand index (33 more) »

Alaknanda River

The Alaknanda is a Himalayan river in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and one of the two headstreams of the Ganga, the major river of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism.

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Anglo-Nepalese War

The Anglo-Nepalese War (1814–16), also known as the Gurkha War, was fought between the Kingdom of Gorkha (present-day Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal) and the East India Company as a result of border disputes and ambitious expansionism of both the belligerent parties.

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Badrinath

Badrinath is a holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

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Bahuguna

Bahuguna is an Indian Garhwali Brahmin clan, with the same surname, found in Uttarakhand in northern India.

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Baijnath, Uttarakhand

Baijnath is a small town on the banks of the Gomati river in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, India.

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Bengal Engineer Group

The Bengal Engineer Group (BEG) or the Bengal Sappers or Bengal Engineers as they are informally known, are remnants of British Indian Army's Bengal Army of the Bengal Presidency in British India; now a regiment of the Corps of Engineers in the Indian Army.

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Bhagirathi River

The Bhāgīrathī (Pron:/ˌbʌgɪˈɹɑːθɪ/) is a turbulent Himalayan river in the Indian states of Uttarakhand, and one of the two headstreams of the Ganges, the major river of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism.

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Bhandari

Notable people bearing the name Bhandari include.

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Bhat

Bhat (भट, بھٹ), also spelled as Butt (بٹ), both of which are a shortened rendition of Bhatta, also spelled Bhatt, (भट्ट, بھٹٹ), is a common surname in India and Pakistan.

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Bihar

Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of Eastern as well as Northern India.

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Bisht

Bisht is a surname found in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and Nepal.

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Borax

Borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid.

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Chamoli district

Chamoli district is the second largest district of Uttarakhand state of India.

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Chaukhamba

Chaukhamba is a mountain massif in the Gangotri Group of the Garhwal Himalaya.

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Cloudburst

A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation in a short period of time, sometimes accompanied by hail and thunder, that is capable of creating flood conditions.

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Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and preserved for the benefit of future generations.

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Dabral (surname)

Dabral (Devanagari: डबराल; Ḍabrāl), is a surname found in Hindu community of Garhwali Saraswat Brahmins primarily living in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state of India.

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Dehradun district

Dehradun district is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India.

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Delhi

Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.

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Devprayag

Devprayag (Deva prayāga) is a town and a nagar panchayat (municipality) in Tehri Garhwal district in the state of Uttarakhand, India, and is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River where Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers meet and take the name Ganga.

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Dhanaulti

Dhanaulti is a hill station from the popular hill station of Mussoorie, and from Chamba, as it is situated between the two.

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Dunagiri (mountain)

Dunagiri (7,066 m) is one of the high peaks of the Chamoli District Himalayas in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Ethnolinguistics

Ethnolinguistics (sometimes called cultural linguistics) is a field of linguistics that studies the relationship between language and culture and how different ethnic groups perceive the world.

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Ethnologue

Ethnologue: Languages of the World is an annual reference publication in print and online that provides statistics and other information on the living languages of the world.

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Ganges

The Ganges, also known as Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh.

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Garhwal Himalaya

The Garhwal Himalayas are mountain ranges located in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

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Garhwal Kingdom

Garhwal Kingdom (गढ़वाळ रजौड़ा; गढ़वाल राज्य; गढ़वाल राज्य), was an independent kingdom in the current north-western Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, India, founded in 823 AD by Kanakpal, the progenitor of the Panwar Garhwali Rajput dynasty that ruled over the kingdom uninterrupted till 1803.

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Garhwali language

Garhwali language (गढ़वळि भाख/भासा) is a Central Pahari language belonging to the Northern Zone of Indo-Aryan languages.

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Garhwali people

Garhwali people (गढ़वळि मन्खि) are an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group who primarily live in the Garhwal Himalayas of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand and speak the Indo-Aryan Garhwali language.

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Gurkha

The Gurkhas or Gorkhas with endonym Gorkhali (गोरखाली) are the soldiers of Nepalese nationality and ethnic Indian Gorkhas recruited in the British Army, Nepalese Army, Indian Army, Gurkha Contingent Singapore, Gurkha Reserve Unit Brunei, UN Peace Keeping force, and war zones around the world.

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Haridwar district

Haridwar district also spelled as Hardwar is a district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

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Haryana

Haryana, carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India.

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Hatwal

Hatwal (Garhwali/Hindi: हटवाल) is a Garhwali brahmin family name from the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh (literally "snow-laden province") is a Indian state located in North India.

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Himalayas

The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indo-Aryan languages

The Indo-Aryan or Indic languages are the dominant language family of the Indian subcontinent.

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Indo-Aryan peoples

Indo-Aryan peoples are a diverse Indo-European-speaking ethnolinguistic group of speakers of Indo-Aryan languages.

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Joshi

Joshi (Devanagari: जोशी) is a surname used by the Brahmins (caste) in India and Nepal.

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Jyotirmath

Jyotirmath, also known as Joshimath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Kamet

Kamet (कामेत) is the second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, after Nanda Devi.

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Katyuri kings

The Katyuri kings were a medieval ruling clan of present-day Uttarakhand, India.

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Kedarnath

Kedarnath is a town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and has gained importance because of Kedarnath Temple.

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Kedarnath (mountain)

Kedarnath (or Kedarnath Main) and Kedarnath Dome (or Kedar Dome) are two mountains in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand state, India.

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Koli people

The Koli people are an ethnic Indian group native to Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana states.

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Kotdwar

Kotdwar is a tehsil in Pauri Garhwal district in Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Kumaon division

For Kumaoni people see Kumaoni people Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal.

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Kumaon Kingdom

Kumaon Kingdom (Kumaoni/Hindi: कुमाऊँ राज्य) was a Himalayan kingdom ruled by Many Himalayan dynasties in the Kumaon region of present-day Uttarakhand state of India.

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Maurya Empire

The Maurya Empire was a geographically-extensive Iron Age historical power founded by Chandragupta Maurya which dominated ancient India between 322 BCE and 180 BCE.

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Najibabad

Najibabad is a town and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India, and the highest located entirely within the country.

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New Tehri

Tehri is a city and a municipal board in Tehri Garhwal District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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North India

North India is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India.

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Northern Indo-Aryan languages

The Northern Indo-Aryan languages, also known as Pahāṛi languages, are a group of Indo-Aryan languages spoken in the lower ranges of the Himalayas, from Nepal in the east, through the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

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Order of the Star of India

The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1861.

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Oudh State

The Oudh State (also Kingdom of Oudh, or Awadh State) was a princely state in the Awadh region of North India until 1858.

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Painuly

The Painuly पैनुलिwhich is often written as Panuly or Painuli, part of the Brahmin clan, is a community primarily from the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Pant (surname)

Pant or Panta/Pantha (पंत) (पन्त/पन्थ) are a group of surnames which are prevalent in India and Nepal.

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Pauri

Pauri is a town and a municipal board in Pauri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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Pauri Garhwal district

Pauri Garhwal is a district in Uttarakhand state of India, with Pauri town as its headquarters.

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Punjab, India

Punjab is a state in northern India.

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Rajput

Rajput (from Sanskrit raja-putra, "son of a king") is a large multi-component cluster of castes, kin bodies, and local groups, sharing social status and ideology of genealogical descent originating from the Indian subcontinent.

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Rohilkhand

Rohilkhand is a region of northwestern Uttar Pradesh state of India, named after the Rohilla Afghan tribes.

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Rudraprayag district

Rudraprayag district, is a district of Uttarakhand state of northern India.

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Sahariya caste

The Sahariya are a community found in the Bundelkhand region of North India, which is administered by the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

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Salt

Salt, table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in India.

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Special Frontier Force

The Special Frontier Force (SFF) is a paramilitary special force of India created on 14 November 1962.

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Srinagar, Uttarakhand

Not to be confused with another Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar is municipal board in Pauri Garhwal district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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States and union territories of India

India is a federal union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities.

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Tehri Garhwal district

Tehri Garhwal is one of the largest districts in the hill state of Uttarakhand, India.

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The Garhwal Rifles

The Garhwal Rifles is one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army.

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Tibet

Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Central Asia.

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Trisul

Trisul (त्रिसूल) is a group of three Himalayan mountain peaks of western Kumaun, with the highest (Trisul I) reaching 7120m.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United Provinces of Agra and Oudh

The United Provinces of Agra and Oudh was a province of India under the British Raj, which existed from 1902 to 1947; the official name was shortened by the Government of India Act 1935 to United Provinces (UP), by which the province had been commonly known, and by which name it was also a province of independent India until 1950.

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Uniyal

Uniyal is a surname of Indian origin.

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Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh (IAST: Uttar Pradeś) is a state in northern India.

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Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, officially the State of Uttarakhand (Uttarākhaṇḍ Rājya), formerly known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India.

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Uttarkashi district

Uttarkashi District is a district of Garhwal division of the Uttarakhand state in northern India, and has its headquarters at Uttarkashi city.

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Wool

Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.

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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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2013 North India floods

In June 2013, a multi-day cloudburst centered on the North Indian state Uttarakhand caused devastating floods and landslides becoming the country's natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garhwal_division

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