Uttarakhand Statehood Movement

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Uttarakhand Statehood Movement is termed to the events of statehood activism within the state Uttar Pradesh which ultimately resulted in a separate state Uttarakhand of the Republic of India. Uttarakhand became a separate state off Uttar Pradesh at 9 November 2000. It is notable that the formation of Uttarakhand was achieved with a very long struggle and heavy sacrifices. The first demand of Uttarakhand arose in 1897 and there had gradually been rising demand for a separate state several times. In 1994, the demand for statehood eventually took the form of mass movement that resulted in the forming of the country's 27th state by 2000.

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The females residence of the state also contributed a great role and a great support in this movement, demanding the state Uttarakhand. Hastaals tooks place in various places in Dehradun, Nainital and other places of Uttar Pradesh.