There are many British graves in the pines of Nainital.
In the cemetery of the pines of Nainital, Uttarakhand, foreigners definitely come to the cemetery. After spending a few hours at this place in their ancestral manned tombs, they seek an opportunity to know their life.
These cemeteries built in 1895 before independence tell the story of the British soldiers, then the warriors of the Second World War and the British players associated with the game in Nainital have also got birth here. Not only the pines, but in the Drytal Cemetery, the memories of the parents of Jim Corbett, the first English commissioner of Lusington, Jim Corbett, settled in Nainital city. Many of the 151 people who died in the 1880 earthquake have been buried. Telling the story of the English era, Europeans still come to these tombs and search for their loved ones.
The cemetery was built in the 19th century
Historian Ajay Rawat says that these cemeteries were built in the 19th century. The Pines Cemetery of the English era is made for the army people, in which the soldiers of the second world war ie those who were kept in Nainital are buried. Historian Rawat says that it is also important that during the revolution of independence 1857, the British also took Saran at this place. Polo players are also buried in this cemetery. Players from 1992 to 1933 are also buried in Nainital and Ranikhet. Ajay Rawat says that the prisoners of the second Boer War 1899 to 1900 were also brought to Bhimtal, who have also been buried at this place. Till 1951, people have been buried here, but now people are buried outside the city. Nainital is not only in the mountain, memories of the British
Actually, there are such tombs at Nainital, Ranikhet, Mussoorie and other places where there are graves of officers and soldiers who spent their last days of life during the British period. While searching for these, the Europeans keep coming to these places of Uttarakhand, so that they also search for their ancestors’ life, how their work and lifestyle must have been. However, Deepak Bisht, a youth and research researcher who seeks to improve these historical places, says that many important people have been buried in the drought pool along with Jim Corbett’s mother father, with Lusington settling in Nainital. Therefore, such places should be opened for people to know and they should be decorated. At the same time, Nainital District Tourism Officer Arvind Gaur says that this time the goal of the tourism department is that the cemetery will be improved. So that people coming from abroad can easily find their ancestors and pray at their tomb.