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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Badrinath Temple Reform Bill in British Garhwal

Temple Land and Temple Administration in British Garhwal-6
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                            British Administration in Garhwal   -96
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History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -114
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            History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -951
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                              By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

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                On 15th February 1929, Tehri King Narendra Shah appointed Vasudev Namburi as Nayab Rawal for Badrinath temple. Vasudev Namburi requested in writing for Rawal post that he would be unmarried till he was Badrinath Rawal. However, as soon as Vasudev Namburi became Rawal he forgot his vows. There were many corruption charges on him. People started movement for temple reform.
        Government had to bring a temple act in 1839. www.badrikedar.org/downloads//130548970931867500_BKTC%20ACT)

   In that bill, there was a position for a committee for managing Badrinath and Kedarnath temple.  Tehri King was made guardian of the committee.  There were following members for the committee-
1-Tow members nominated by Tehri King
2-One member as Tehri Kingdom representative
3-Two members nominated by district board
4- Unite Province government had to sent a president and a secretary
 Tehri King was authorized for Tilak (coronation) of Rawal and many old culture were kept intact.
  The first meeting of temple committee held on 5th March 1941 and following member were present –
President- Dr. Sitaram
Secretary- Pratap Singh Chauhan
Nominated members by Tehri Kingdom –Mauli Chandra Sharma General Minster, Indra Datt Saklani,Chief secretary,
State nominated member- Mahant Yogendra Puri , Kilkeshwar temple
Members nominated by district board- Shankar Singh vakil, Raghunath Singh
Hindu Representatives- B.J.Kharpare MLA president of Barar Prantiya Hindu Mahasabha
Later on Tehri King also nominated Uma Datt Dangwal.
         
      Temples under Temple Committee


   Under Temple act, the following temples were under Kedarnath Temple (Pannalal)-

1-Kedarnath Temple
2-Tapkund in Kedarnath
3-Temples in Ukhimath
4-Temples and springs of Guptkashi
5- Gaurikund temples
6-Triyuginarayan temple
7-Tungnath Temple
8-Temples in Kaleshwar
        
Under Temple act, the following temples were under Badrinath Temple (Pannalal)-
1-Badrinath and 6 springs
2- Temples of Joshimath
3-Dhyan Badari and Kapileshwar of Yrgam
4-Bhavishya Badri Temples of Subai
5- Bridhbadari Temple of Ukhimath
6-Narayan Temple of Vishnuprayag
7-Sitamandir Temple of Chai
8-Raveshwar temple of Raigaun
9- 7 Temples of Lakshminarayan of Nand Prayag, Dimmar, Narayan Baggar, Dwarhat, Kulsaro, Bayala and Garhsir
10- Narsimha temples of Pakhi and Darmo
11-Chandika Devi temple of Langasu
12- Vairshkund and Kyunkalashwar Mahadev temples






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Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com 26/12/2016
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -952
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*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
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References  
 1-Shiv Prasad Dabral ‘Charan’, Uttarakhand ka Itihas, Part -7 Garhwal par British -Shasan, part -1, page- 269-278
 2- Shambhu Prasad Bahuguna, 1974, Lokbhumi
3-Shaligram Vaishnava, Shri Uttarakhand Rahasya page 149, 150, 180
5- Pannalal, Customary law in Kumaon, page 51-62

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History of British Rule, Administration , Policies, Revenue system,  over Garhwal, Kumaon, Uttarakhand ; History of British Rule , Administration , Policies Revenue system  over Pauri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Chamoli Garhwal, Nainital Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Rudraprayag Garhwal, Almora Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Dehradun , Champawat Kumaon, Uttarakhand ; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies, ,Revenue system  over Bageshwar  Kumaon, Uttarakhand ;
History of British Rule, Administration, Policies, Revenue system over Haridwar, Pithoragarh Kumaon, Uttarakhand;