Foundation Day Of Uttarakhand

  • Earlier part of the United Provinces and the Uttar Pradesh (U.P.)
  • Long-time Statehood demand by Himalayan Region people in U.P.
  • Uttaranchal was formed by bifurcating U.P., on 9 November 2000.
  • By Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000.
  • Renamed Uttarakhand on 1 January 2007.
  • Uttarakhand was the known name of the region before Statehood (2000).
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