Uttarakhand statehood day

Uttarakhand statehood day

Question: When was the Uttarakhand statehood day celebrated?
(a) 7 November
(b) 8 November
(c) 10 November
(d) 9 November
Answer: (d)
Related facts:

  • Uttarakhand celebrated its statehood day on 9 November 2019.
  • Uttarakhand was formed on 9 November 2000 by joining some districts from the Northwestern part of Uttar Pradesh and some portion Himalayan Mountain.
  • This year was the 19th Uttarakhand Foundation Day.
  • The name of state was changed from Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand in 2007.
  • Uttarakhand capital is Dehradun.
  • It has rich natural resources including glaciers, rivers, dense forests, and snow-clad mountain peaks.
  • The capital of the state is Dehradun and is situated in the Nainital the High Court.
  • It is also known as Land of Gods.
  • The government is celebrating a week-long “Foundation Week” from 3 November to 9 November 2019.

Links:
https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1591144
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/ukhand-to-celebrate-state-foundation-week-from-nov-3/articleshow/71825165.cms

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