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The ghost villages of Uttarakhand

Seven kilometres ahead of Kanatal in the Tehri district, three large boards announce that a slip road is being built under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. This narrow road leads to Saur, once a bustling village but now eerily silent and desolate. Roofs have…

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Uttarakhand Janmanch warns of Assam-like situation

Seeks better opportunities for ‘sons of the soil’ SMA Kazmi Tribune News Service Dehradun, April 26 The Uttarakhand Janmanch, a newly formed socio-political organisation of the state, has demanded better opportunities for the “sons of the soil” or warned of an Assam-like situation in the…

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Female Foeticide

From Female Foeticide by Madhu Gurung, 1999. C/o Colonel (Retired) R.B. Gurung, Ranjhawala, P. O. Raipur, Dehra Dun. (U.P.). Copyright © Madhu Gurung, 1999. Area Study 4: Uttar Pradesh (Dehra Dun) The road to Kandoli village is ten kms past the impressive Indian Military Academy.…

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