Kirti Shah establishing Garhwali Sappers, Founding Kirtinagar

Kirti Shah establishing Garhwali Sappers, Founding Kirtinagar

History of Tehri King Kriti Shah   – 12

History of Tehri Kingdom (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815 –1948- 185

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1431

By:   Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

Kirti Shah Establishing Army: British government established Garhwal rifle Brigade in Lansdowne. There was talk about bravery of Garhwali soldiers all over world due to their bravery.

Kirti Shah established an Army brigade in Tehri as ‘Garhwali Sappers’.  The said organization helped in constructing public works department’s bridges etc. The said army brigade also helped British army (2).

Kirti Shah establishing Kirti Nagar. ;-

Kirti shah founded a new township in Biloli village as ‘Kirti Nagar’ The place was /is opposite of Shrinagar Garhwal and near the village Maletha of Madho Singh Bhnadari.  Kirti Shah built a couple of public buildings there. (1)



1-Dabral S., Tehri Garhwal Rajya ka Itihas Bhag 1 (new edition), Veer Gatha Press, Dogadda, (1999) page 190 -193

Bhakta Darshan (1952), published by Bhakta Darshan Lansdowne, page 188 (The book is available on Internet as free PDF)

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