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Uttarakhand is celebrating its Foundation Day

Uttarakhand is celebrating its Foundation Day

Uttarakhand celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on 9th November 2019.

Key Points:

  • It became a state after separating from Uttar Pradesh.
  • It was formerly known as Uttaranchal. 
  • It is a state situated in northern India.
  • It is also referred to as the "Devabhumi", meaning "Land of the Gods", due to numerous Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres.

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