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Shrinagar Social Structure -6

Shrinagar Social Structure -6
British Administration in Garhwal -151
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History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -171
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History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1005
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By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
There were four shops owned by prosperous Agarwal on north row of Market. Initially, British opened post office and telegraph office in two Agarwal shops. Shopkeepers from plains first time brought kerosene match boxes and lantern for Agarwal shop keeper. Tamota (bronz smith) , Thanthera, iron smith had shops in Kui Bagan.
The elites as Khanduris, Bahugunas, Dobhal, Saklani, Nautiyal, Gairola, Dangwal, Uniyal had bungalows and gardens in Shrinagar.
The houses and gardens of a few Bartwal, Naithani, Puri, Gusain, Kathait, Maithani below present Kirtinagar-Shrinagar road.
Vishnoi brothers Kadua-Budhva built a Dharmshala in Shrinagar. Jains built a ‘Arhant temple and well in Shrinagar. Girdhari Mishra built a Shiva temple.
Dangwal stated that due to building of Dharmshala, Jain temple and Shiva temple were built in inauspicious time and those caused fled of Shrinagar in Birahi Ganga flood.
Towrds Kirtinagar, there was rope bride. People crossed Ganga for going and coming to Ranihat. The hills above Shrinagar were flora less. However, fames were beautiful there.

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References
1-Shiv Prasad Dabral ‘Charan’, Uttarakhand ka Itihas, Part -7 Garhwal par British -Shasan, part -1, page- 332-456
2-Dangwal, Punyasthal, Shrinagar

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History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -1006
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*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)

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