ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Child of the Himalayas

The source of Nehru's deep attachment to Kumaon and Garhwal was the Himalayas, but this relationship developed into affection and concern for the common people of this region. Many of the region's problems such as the lack of water, roads and exploitative zamindari practices that Nehru wrote about are still relevant today. In fact, his writings on Kumaon and Garhwal are significant as they help us to examine the role the state has played in Uttarakhand's development over five decades.

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