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Jun
13

British Administrator Exiling Raghvendra Rao

British Administrator Exiling Raghvendra Rao

History of Tehri King Narendra Shah -13

History of Tehri Kingdom (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815 –1948- 205

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1452

By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

Ghana Nand Khanduri earned money from forest contracts and he spent money on social welfare too. Ghana Nand Khnaduri had opened   Schools in Uttarkashi in the name of Kirti Shah as ‘Kirti Sanskrit Pathshala’ and Kirti Kanya Pathshala.

Ghana Nand appointed Raghvendra Rao a Mahrashrian scholar as Principal of Sanskrit Pathshala. Raghvendra Rao administrated Pathshala well. Raghvendra Rao was a nationalist and he started promoting national and Khadi concepts among nearby villages.  People complained to Shamiyar , the chairman of Sanrakshan Samiti  and Shamiyar   called Rao in Tehri from Uttarkashi.  When Rao Sanrakshan Samiti Chairman, Rao impressed Shamiyar with his  sound and profound knowledge .  Chairman of Sanrakshan Samiti Shaimiyar  ordred Rao for leaving Tehri Riyasat immediately. Rao as a Raghvendra baba started promoting national movement in plains. (2)

References-

1-Dabral S., Tehri Garhwal Rajya ka Itihas Bhag 2 (new edition), Veer Gatha Press, Dogadda, (1999) page 10

2- Bhakta Darshan  Garhwal Ki Divangat Vibhutiyan pp 387

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