Wednesday 1 December 2010

Some New Publications about Johar & Shaukas!

(A) Title : Johar Itihas Samagra
Editor : Dr. R. S. Tolia
Publisher : Johar Prakashan, Malla Johar Vikas Samiti, Munsyari (Pithoragarh).
Publication Date : June 2010
Price : Rs. 250/-

Introduction :
Johar Itihas Samagra” is a comprehensive collection of some of the important literary works by the people of Johar, published during the period of 1980 – 2010. It is a praiseworthy attempt of the Malla Johar Vikas Samiti (Munsyari) to promote the history, culture, language and literature of Johar valley. It will also provide a great opportunity to the younger generations of the Shauka community to learn some unknown and interesting facts about their own people and society. Also, this literary collection will work as the source of knowledge about the history and culture of the Shauka community for the knowledge-seekers and researchers in the field of local history and literature!

Contents :
Johar Itihas Samagra” is a selective and wonderful collection of the following six literary woks / books :

(1) Title : Johar Ka Itihas Evam Vanshavali (History & Genealogy of Johar)
Author : Babu Ram Singh Pangtey
Publisher : Seemant Sanskritik Sangthan, New Delhi.
Publication Date : April 1980

Brief Info: This book was wriiten by Babu Ram Singh Pangtey a.k.a. ‘Johar Kinkar’, who was the first Johari after Pundit Nain Singh Rawat who realized the need and significance of penning down the history of Johar. He has tried to describe the history of Johar region from the early times to the beginning of the 20th century. The social, cultural, and economic life of the Shaukas is also well discussed in this literary work!



 (2) Title : Aatam Kahani (Autobiography)
Author : Babu Ram Singh Pangtey
Publisher : Johar Sanskritik Sangthan, Lucknow.
Publication Date : May 1984

Brief Info: This book was wriiten by Babu Ram Singh Pangtey a.k.a. ‘Johar Kinkar’, who was the first Johari after Pundit Nain Singh Rawat who realized the need and significance of penning down the history of Johar. This literary work not only illustrates the life of Shri Babu Ram Singh Pangtey, but also describes the important events in Johar region during that phase of time, and his significant works in the field of social reforms and welfare!



(3) Title : Itihas Rawat Kaum (History of Rawat Community)
Author : Pundit Nain Singh Rawat
Publisher : Johar Sanskritik Sangthan, Lucknow.
Publication Date : October 1990

Brief Info: This book was written by Pundit Nain Singh Rawat (C.I.E.), who was the first Johari to realize the need and significance of penning down the history of Johar. This is an historical account of the history of the Rawat community, a sub-group within the larger Shauka people of the Johar valley.


(4) Title : Akshansh Darpan (Mirror of Latitudes)
Author : Pundit Nain Singh Rawat
Publisher : Johar Sanskritik Sangthan, Lucknow.
Publication Date : June 1992

Brief Info: This book was written by Pundit Nain Singh Rawat (C.I.E.), who was the first Johari to realize the need and significance of penning down the history of Johar. Nain Singh has put all his scientific and technical information about his experiments and the experiences of the explorations during the Great Trigonometrical Survey (1865-75) in writing in the form of this book. It worked as a good manual / guide for the later generations of explorers!


(5) Title : Johar Ghaati Ke Rawat (Rawats of Johar Valley)
Author : Khushal Singh Rawat, Kanpur.

Brief Info: This book is written by Shri Khushal Singh Rawat. It presents the thoughts and research of the author on the history of the Rawat community of the Johar valley (Pithoragarh).


(6) Title : Johar Ghaati Ke Etihasik Sandarbhon Ka Kaal Nirdharan (Chronology of the Historical Sources of Johar Valley)
Author : Surendra Singh Pangtey

Brief Info: This book is written by Shri Surendra Singh Pangtey (Former I.A.S.). In this book, the author has given the objective and detailed analysis of the chronology of the historical events and incidents occurred in the history of Johar valley from the ancient period to the present time!


(B) Title : Yug Drishta - Ram Singh Pangtey
Editor : Dr. R. S. Tolia
Publisher : Johar Prakashan, Malla Johar Vikas Samiti, Munsyari (Pithoragarh).
Publication Date : June 2010
Price : Rs. 100/-

Brief Info: This book is a literary study about the life and works of Babu Ram Singh Pangtey a.k.a. ‘Johar Kinkar’, who was the first Johari after Pundit Nain Singh Rawat who realized the need and significance of penning down the history of Johar. The editor, Dr. R. S. Tolia (Former I.A.S.) has laid down his thoughts about the ideology and the significance of Babu Ram Singh Pangtey in the social reforms of the Shauka community!


(C) Title : Johar Gyan Kosh - Johari Boli Ka Bhashai Adhdhyan
Author : Dr. Sher Singh Pangtey
Publisher : Tribal Heritage Museum, Munsyari (Pithoragarh).
Publication Year : 2010
Price : Rs. 450/-

Brief Info: This book is written by Dr. Sher Singh Pangtey, an eminent historian and author of various books on the history and culture of Johar valley. This literary work is an encyclopaedia on the history, culture, society, and the language of the Shauka community!

Contents:
· Part-1: Johar Gyan Kosh (Encyclopaedia of Johar)
· Part-2: Johari Boli Ka Bhashai Adhdhyan (Linguistic Study of Johari Dialect)
· Part-3: Fasag-Faraal (Conversation in Johari Dialect)



Source : Johar Samachar (July, 2010)

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Thursday 25 November 2010

Blog Article on Dr. Sher Singh Pangtey!

पिछली पोस्ट में मैंने अपनी मुनस्यारी यात्रा के कुछ छायाचित्र प्रस्तुत किए थे !  आज देखिए डॉ पांगती के निजी प्रयासों से बने हेरिटेज म्यूजियम की कुछ तस्वीरें ! डॉ पांगती मुनसियारी के मूल निवासी हैं जिन्होंने वहीं रहकर जोहर घाटी और भोटिया जनजाति पर अपना पी.ऎच.डी का काम पूरा किया ! वे करीब एक दशक पहले मुनस्यारी के इंटरकॉलेज से रिटायर हुए हैं और आजकल दिल्ली में रहने वाले अपने बेटे के द्वारा लाए गए लैपटॉप पर वे लोकभाषा पर काम कर रहे हैं ! .............

Read the complete article on : http://vadsamvad.blogspot.com/2008/06/blog-post_09.html

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Vote for Miss. Deepti Martolia in TATA Nano Gold Plus Contest!



It's a matter of pride and celebration for all the Shaukas of Johar that the design of Miss. Deepti Martolia, D/O Shri Purmal Singh Martolia (Executive Engineer, PWD) has been selected in the top 3 finalist designs for the upcoming model of Tata's Nano Car ~ "TATA Nano GoldPlus", India's first jewellery car! Please, support her talent and achievement by voting her and spreading this appeal to all your friends!


Voting Details :
To vote for Goldplus Nano 2, follow these instructions :
* SMS "goldplus2" and send it to "56070".
* Call toll-free no. "18001023332" from any mobile/landline.
* Vote Online :
www.goldplusnano.com
* Vote on Facebook : http://apps.facebook.com/GoldplusNano/
* Voting lines will close on : 12th December, 2010


Check Miss. Deepti Martolia's Presentation :
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1341305071345




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Sunday 10 October 2010

Picture Gallery Added!

"Blogs of Johar" team proudly presents some beautiful and vibrant glimpses of Johar Valley. Thanks to Mr. Prashant Joshi (Almora Boy) for his awesome contribution to this picture gallery. You can also contribute to this blog by sending us your photographs of Johar and surrounding areas!

To view these pictures, go to the "Gallery" page by clicking on the menu (Gallery) or on any of the following thumbnails (Images).


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Tuesday 5 October 2010

Video Gallery Added!

"Blogs of Johar" team proudly presents some of the video albums made by our creative and talented Shaukas, like Shri Chandra Singh Daspa Ji and Shri Navin Tolia Ji, whose honest and applaudable efforts have helped in the preservation and promotion of our unique and beautiful culture!

To view these videos, go to the "Videos" page by clicking on the menu (Videos) or on any of the following thumbnails (Images).

(1) Album Title : अल्ले अल्ले कां गये तू
     Courtesy : Shri Chandra Singh Daspa & Rishi Films.



(2) Album Title :  रंगीलो ज्वर मां
     Courtesy : Shri Navin Tolia & Lok Kala Kendra (Darkot).


" चे च्यवा! "

Legends of Johar

"Legends of Johar" - A new blog giving some new and interesting information about the great and extraordinary people from Johar, who have achieved such feats in their life which make us proud to be a Shauka! Come, let's learn and share facts about the Legends of Johar!

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Wednesday 22 September 2010

Coming Soon...!

The new sections for the picture, music & video galleries are  coming soon! Please, support this blog by becoming active members, and posting your valuable comments / suggestions.

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