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Gairsain

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  • March 6, 2020
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Gairsain

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I- Geography

In News:

  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister named Gairsain as the new summer capital of the state
  • Gairsain is situated at the eastern edge of the Dudhatoli mountain range.
  • Uttarakhand was carved out as a separate state from Uttar Pradesh in 1998
  • Statehood activists had long contended that Gairsain, a tehsil in Chamoli district, was best suited to be the capital of the mountainous state as it was a hilly region falling on the border of Kumaon and Garhwal regions.
  • The state Assembly is located in Dehradun, but sessions are held in Gairsain as well. 
Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 6th March 2020

Daily Current Affairs IAS | UPSC Prelims and Mains Exam – 6th March 2020

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