Disregard for Garhwali Scholars in Garhwal in Gurkha /Gorkha Period -7
History Discussion on Gurkha/Gorkha Administration in Garhwal - 37
History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -102
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -621
By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Student)
Gurkha/Gorkha totally ignored social welfare in Garhwal and Kumaon in their rule. There is no mention about Gurkha /Gorkha helping hospitals, schools or irrigation system in Kumaon, Garhwal. There was no state sponsored hospital or doctors for offering assistance to patients.
Common Diseases of Garhwal, Kumaon Gurkha Period
There were no remedies for physical injuries and societies had to depend on local Ayurvedic Doctors, Tantrik, and Mantrik, Jagris etc for each disease remedy.
Goiter was common in Bhagirathi valley, Badhan regions.
Epidemics as cholera, small pox, pox, etc were common diseases all over Kumaon, Garhwal.
Different types of Fevers were common across Uttarakhand.
Bhotiya were ill famous for dirty clothing and many diseases.
There were cattle diseases common too.
Jadun Bharin Thupri , Rudi ma Khali Thupri
There was a proverb commonly used ‘Jadun Bharin Thupri , Rudi ma Khali Thupri’ that spoke about diseases of River valleys people and those staying in river bank region. The literary meaning of proverb ‘Jadun Bharin Thupri, Rudi ma Khali Thupri’ is that ‘In Winter the basket is Full but in Summer, the Basket is Empty. The real meaning is that there are newly born children in winter but due to disease all children die in summer near River Bank Valleys.
Miscellaneous Diseases of Garhwal, Kumaon in Gurkha Period
Due to cholera and other epidemics villagers used to run from their houses. Other diseases were –
Ear diseases (bayalu)
Dag (Skin Disease)
Conjunctivitis (Ankh An)
Different Types of Body ache
Diseases of Blood and Bones
Some diseases were not named as Heart Attack (Chati fatan) or Caner.
** Most of aspects were taken from Asiatic Researches volume- 11 and Dr Dabral
* History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal in next chapter …
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History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -622
*** History of Gorkha/Gurkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) to be continued in next chapter
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
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