Nainital: The Land of Trumpet and Song ; Based on J.M. Clay's Book on Nainital

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Abhinav Publications, Jan 1, 1999 - Naini Tal (India : District) - 207 pages
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A Gem In Perfect Setting, This Charming Lake Resorts With Its Graceful Willows Encircling The Emerald Mountain Lake. During The Day, The City With Brightly Coloured Villas, Bungalows, Ponies, Rickshaws And Sailboats Beckons The Visitors To Discovers The Town In The Special Way. And As The Sun Sinks Behind The Mountains, The Hill Station Turns Into An Enchanting, Alluring Fairyland. The Lake, Reflecting The Rows Of Lights Dancing In The Water, Weaves A Mysterious Fantasy. That Is How Is Nainital - The Lake Town. There Are Few Hill Stations In India, Which Cater To Such A Wide Variety Of Tastes As Nainital - Famed For Its Scenic Beauty, Sung In Lore And Legend. Nainital Stands By Itself, For It Is An Ideal Resort For All Types Of Holidaymakers The Serious, The Curious And The Pleasure Seeking. Perhaps, Of No Other Hill Station Can It Be Said That India'S Cultural Unity In Diversity Is Not A Mere Slogan But A Living Reality.The Book Has Been Thoughtfully And Beautifully Illustrated By Anup Shah, The Internationally Recognised Nature Photographers.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
11
1 THE LAKE AND LEGEND
17
2 NAINA THE PRESIDING DEITY OF NAINITAL
25
3 THE DISCOVERY
29
4 THE LAKE DISTRICT
35
5 THE SEVEN HILLS
45
6 A TOWN TAKES BIRTH
57
7 A DREAM IN THE WILDERNESS
65
14 YACHTING
109
15 EDUCATIONAL SEAT OF INDIA
115
16 THE CULTURAL SCENE
125
17 GYMKHANA
133
18 FLORA
135
19 FAUNA
145
20 BIRD SANCTUARY
149
21 THE LAND OF ROAR TRUMPET AND SONG
163

8 THE SUMMER CAPITAL
73
9 THE KING OF KUMAON
81
10 THE MUTINY
85
11 LOCAL BODIES ESTABLISHED
89
12 JANGI LATíS HEADQUARTERS
95
13 THE LANDSLIDE
99
22 THE LEGEND OF CORBETT
171
23 THE MAGIC SPELL
177
24 SAVE NAINITAL
199
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
201
INDEX
203

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