British Administration in Garhwal -176
History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -196
History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1028
In 1825, Trail stated (Sketch of Kumaon) that hill people are entertainment lovers. Hill people loved singing songs, dance and games. People enjoyed in telling tales, shocking the listeners by tales or riddles or playing self-created drama. Trail informed further as –
Football playing is difficult due to ups and down in hills. However, Hingod (Hockey), hathgindi ( type of Rugby) were getting popularity. Bag-bakri, Ramchur were common games. Elites used to play Chaupar and ganjufa. Brahmins used gambling. Bharaun, Josha, Bauri and Bhagnol songs were loved by women.
1-Shiv Prasad Dabral ‘Charan’, Uttarakhand ka Itihas, Part -7 Garhwal par British -Shasan, part -1, page- 343-456
2- Atkinson, Himalayan Districts Vol.3
3- Asiatic Researches Vo.l 6
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*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
History of British Garhwal, History of Devalgarh Garhwal; History of Badhan Garhwal; History of Barasyun Garhwal; History of Chandpur Garhwal; History of Chaundkot Garhwal; History of Gangasalan Garhwal; History of Mallasalan Garhwal; History ofTallasaln Garhwal; History of Dashauli Garhwal; History of Nagpur Garhwal; Sociity in British Garhwal.