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31 Aug

Save Nainital Mallroad – Online Petition

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Save Nainital Mallroad – Online Petition Please sign a petition on Change.org to urge the Uttarakhand Chief Minister to save the Raj-era lower Mall Road of Nainital, Uttarakhand. Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat  Honourable Chief Minister of Uttarakhand In reference to – > The recent landslip on the lower mall road.  > Consistent drop in water

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17 May

Barefoot Walk To Save Nainital

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BAREFOOT WALK TO SAVE NAINITAL 3RD JUNE 6:00 PM,  From Gandhi Ji Statue, Tallital to Pt. GB Pant Statue, Mallital Silent walk. No slogans. Only placards.    There was a time, before the Raj discovered Naini Tal, the town and lake was considered holy and so revered that people would take off their shoes before

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15 Mar

Dance With Fireflies

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My Anglo-Indian grandmother (Phyllis Dover) lived in Benares (Varanasi) Like so many other Anglo-Indian families, they escaped the heat of the plains from April to October each year and headed up to Nainital. It is here on the Mall that my Grandmother and her sister, Muriel, ran a lively restaurant above Trevillion and Clark, called Barnes’.

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