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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A Great Gurkha Soldier of Khalanga /Nalapani Battle

  Khalanga, Nalapani Campaign -24
     Anglo Nepalese War with   Reference to Gurkha Rule over Uttarakhand & Himachal -74
History of Gorkha /Nepal Rule over Kumaun, Garhwal and Himachal (1790-1815) -190   
             History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -716
                                         By: Bhishma Kukreti (A History Student)

           Eden Vansittart in Notes on Nepal page 15, describes a story about a great Gurkha soldier of Khalanga/Nalapani battle. Nepali Lyricist Bal Krishna Sharma and music composer Shiv Shankar created a musical drama ‘Nalapanima’ (In Nalapani) on this story.
       The British soldiers were firing guns and canons on the Nalapani fort. There was danger of Gurkhas being killed inside due to debris. A soldier Gurkha soldier came out of Fort with waving his empty hands. British stopped firing. The face of Gurkha soldier was severely injured. The wounded soldier wanted help from British soldiers. British soldiers did aid him first aid for his injury. Gurkha knew the importance of first aid in battle. After taking first aid the Gurkha soldier desired to go back into fort and fight with British army and refused to enter into British army. British soldiers appreciated the devotion of Gurkha for his country.


Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com 9/11//2015
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -717
*** 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)
XX                    Reference

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XXX
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