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Sunday, September 6, 2015

British Army firing on Khalanga /Nalapani Fort

Khalanga, Nalapani Campaign -14
     Anglo Nepalese War with   Reference to Gurkha Rule over Uttarakhand & Himachal -64
History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -183   
             History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -706
                                         By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Student)
              At 3 Am, Colonel Carpenter marched with his division towards Khalanga /Nalapani hill. The firing from Garhi (fortes) of Khalanga / Nalapani by Gurkha soldiers did not harm Carpenter army. Major Ludlow also reached with reserve army. Pioneers reached after Ludlow. Two 12 Pond Guns and two six pond guns were d dispatched though Elephants to Tharapani hill top.  Pioneers fit Guns for firing by morning. The pioneers started firing guns from Tharapani hill top on Nalapani /Khalanga Garhi. Gillespie also reached there. The gun firing continued for one and half hour. However, Guns firing did not reach to Khalanga /Nalapani Parkhal and di not harm Gurkha army.  Gillespie started order for Gun firing at eight AM two hours before decided one. His subordinates advised him to fire guns only from 10 Am. However, he did not listen his subordinate. Other army commanders did not understand the sign and were confused.

Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com5/9/2015
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -707
*** 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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History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Garhwal, Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Pauri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Sirmour Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Chamoli Garhwal, Nainital Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Kangara Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Rudraprayag Garhwal, Almora Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Baghat Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Tehri Garhwal, Champawat Kumaon, Uttarakhand; Punar Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Uttarkashi Garhwal, Bageshwar Kumaon, Uttarakhand;  Nahan Himachal; History Gurkha /Gorkha Rule over Dehradun Garhwal, Pithoragarh Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History Himachal; 
Nepal Itihas, Garhwal Itihas, Kumaon Itihas, Himachal Itihas; Gurkha/Gorkha ka Kumaon par  Adhikar Itihas , Gurkha/Gorkha Garhwal par Shasan Itihas;  Gurkha/Gorkha Rule in Kumaon, Garhwal Uttarakhand; History Gurkha/Gorkha  Rule in Himachal