King Kirti Shah Reorganizing Public works department

King Kirti Shah Reorganizing Public works department

History of Tehri King Kriti Shah   – 11

History of Tehri Kingdom (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815 –1948- 184

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1430

By:   Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

Kirti Shah was a progressive person. King Kirti Shah had ability for recognizing the potentiality in a person.  Bhavani Datt Uniyal was teacher in Pratap Shah High School. Bhavani Datt Uniyal impressed the king in a formal gathering. King Kirti Shah appointed Bhavani Datt Uniyal as clerk in public works department. Later on Kirti Shah promoted Uniyal as Store Supernatant of PWD. Later on Kirti Shah appointed Bhavani Datta Uniyal as his Private Secretary (2).  Bhavani Datt used to be busy in various acts for the King.  King Kirti Shah used to dictate him the basic of the subject and Bhavani Datt used to prepare written order for Kirti Shah to sign.

Kirti shah was impressed by the works of Bhavani Datt Shah and he mentioned it in his dairy too, (2).


1-Dabral S., Tehri Garhwal Rajya ka Itihas Bhag 1 (new edition), Veer Gatha Press, Dogadda, (1999) page 190 -191

Bhakta Darshan (1952), published by Bhakta Darshan Lansdowne, page 187 (The book is available on Internet as free PDF)

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