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Kashipur is an important industrial town in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttaranchal. The town is named after its founder, Kashinath Adhikari, an officer working at the court of the medieval Chand rulers of Kumaon. According to the records of the traveler Yuan-Chwang (AD 631-641), Kashipur was known as Govishan during the rein of Harshavardhana (606-647 AD). The ruins of those settlements can still be seen in the city. Hindi and Punjabi are the major spoken languages here. The town offers a breathtaking view of the Trishul Peak. Girital and Drona Sagar in Kashipur are associated with the Pandavas. Chaiti temple is an important shrine in the town.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Udham Singh Nagar

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