Uttarakhand is divided into two Administrative divisions:
- Kumaon Division
- Garhwal Division
About Kumaon Division of Uttrakhand
Kumaon is situated in Uttarakhand, the northern slope region of India. Its cool and crisp mountain breeze, the ethereal Himalayan grand view, tall influencing Pine and Deodar trees, and the moving development of slope harvests would enthrall any visitor. Kumaon has its own particular and amazing convention, celebrations and culture. Its people are bold, hardworking and genuine.
Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two divisions of Uttarakhand state. Its headquarter is situated at delightful lake city Nainital. Kumaon Division comprises of six regions.
It includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar. It is bounded on the north by Tibet, on the east by Nepal, on the south by the state of Uttar Pradesh, and on the west by the Garhwal region.
The people of Kumaon are known as Kumaonis and speak the Kumaoni language.
Verifiably governed by the lords of Katyuri and Chand Traditions, the Kumaon division was shaped in 1816, when the English recovered this district from the Gorkhas, who had attached the past Kingdom of Kumaon in 1790. The division at first comprised of three regions, Kumaon, Terai and Garhwal, and framed the northernmost outskirts of the Surrendered and Vanquished Regions in English India, that later turned out to be North Western Territories in 1836, Joined Areas of Agra and Oudh in 1902, and Joined Regions in 1937.
It is home to a well known Indian Armed force regiment, the Kumaon Regiment. Significant towns of Kumaon are Haldwani, Nainital, Almora, Pithoragarh, Rudrapur, Kichha, Kashipur, Pantnagar, Mukteshwar and Ranikhet. Nainital is the managerial focus of Kumaon Division and this is the place the Uttarakhand high court is found.
Kumaon is accepted to have been gotten from “Kurmanchal”, which means the place where there is the Kurmavatar (the tortoise manifestation of Master Vishnu, the preserver as per Hinduism). The district of Kumaon is named after all things considered.
During the time of the British control of the region, between 1815 and 1857 it was also known as Kemaon.
About Garhwal Division of Uttarakhand
Garhwal is the western area and managerial division of the Indian province of Uttarakhand which is home to the Garhwali individuals. Lying in the Himalayas, it is limited on the north by Tibet, on the east by Kumaon district, on the south by Uttar Pradesh state, and on the northwest by Himachal Pradesh state. It incorporates the regions of Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, and Uttarkashi. The general population of Garhwal is known as Garhwali and talk the Garhwali language. The regulatory community for Garhwal division is the town of Pauri. The Divisional Chief is the managerial leader of the Division and is a senior Indian Authoritative Administration officer. As the regulatory leader of the division, the Official is by and large incharge of the 7 locales in the Garhwal area of Uttarakhand, and is supported in his obligations by an Extra Chief and the Region Judges. Vinod Sharma is as of now the Divisional Official of the Garhwal Division.
Garhwal is the place that is known for some ‘garh’ or posts. This locale was comprised of numerous little fortresses which were administered by chieftains. Subsequently, the historical backdrop of Garhwal before the dynastic principle of the ‘Panwar’ rulers is extremely dark.