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Interesting Facts About Uttarakhand


Uttrakhand is the most beautiful state of India. Uttarakhand has snow-clad peaks like Nanda Devi, Dunagiri, Kedarnath, Shimla, Manali. Ganga, Bhagirathi, and Alaknanda flowing through it and many spiritual places there like Rishikesh, Nainital, Shimla,  and Nainital. Uttarakhand is also an adventure sport for tourists. Uttarakhand is the only state where the second official language is Sanskrit and the first in Hindi. Rishikesh is the city of Uttarakhand and the yoga capital of the world. Uttarakhand land is blessed with the beauty and the grace of God.

Facts About Uttarakhand

1. Sanskirt As The Official Language of Uttarakhand   

Uttarakhand is the only state where the most preferred language is Sanskrit and the second official language of Uttarakhand. Another preferred language is Hindi.    

2. DevBhoomi

Uttarakhand is the state where many religious sites are there and also known as the DevBhoomi of Uttarakhand because of many religious sites there like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri.

3. Brahma Kamal

Brahma Kamal is the state flower of Uttarakhand and it is also famous for its medicinal properties. Brahma Kamal is the white lotus that lord Brahma holds in Hand

4.Chipko Movement

Chipko Movement originated in Uttarakhand in the 1970s. Chipko Movement started for saving trees or forests. Chipko Movement also started, When the group of women's hugged trees to prevent cutting them.

5.Yoga Capital

Uttarakhand is famous in the world for yoga. Rishikesh is the city of Uttarakhand is the yoga capital of the world.

6. Laxman Jhoola   

 Laxman Jhoola is made up of iron and 450 feet long and 70 feet above the river. Laxman Jhoola is the place where Ram and Laxman crossed the river Ganga, where the bridge has been built.