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Bageshwar

January 6, 2021 by chh@ni_admin

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Bageshwar is a town and a municipal board in the Bageshwar district in the state of UttarakhandIndia. It is located at a distance of 470 km from the National Capital New Delhi and 332 km from the State Capital Dehradun.[1] Bageshwar is known for its scenic environment, glaciersrivers, and temples. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Bageshwar district. The city is of great religious, historic, and political significance. Bageshwar finds mention in various Puranas, where, it has been associated with Lord Shiva. The Uttrayani fair held annually in Bageshwar used to be visited by approx 15,000 people in the early twentieth century and was the largest fair of the Kumaon division. The fair became the epicenter of the Coolie Begar Movement in January 1921. The city of Bageshwar gets its name from the Bagnath TempleHindi and Sanskrit are the official Languages however Kumaoni is spoken by a large number of people.