Call of Khoh river of Kotdwar, The government is preparing to revive the dying river Rispana in the floating capital Dehradun, but there is no one to take care of the Khoh river here. The lair has been saving people’s lives for centuries, but today its life is in danger. Lungurgad and Silgad, the Janani river of Khoh, are also counting their last breaths. There is talk of conservation of Khoh river, but no one is ready to understand that it exists from Silgad and Langurgad. The union of these two rivers originates from the historic Dugadda town of Pauri district, and the Khoh river, traveling 25 km from the forest area and 10 km from Kotdwar. Further, at Sneha, the crusher joins the river. After this, in Dhampur (Bijnor-Uttar Pradesh), the lair joins the river Ganga and moves ahead. Till about a decade and a half ago, when there were no tube wells, this river quenched the thirst of Kotdwar Nagar as well as all the surrounding villages.
Today, this river is quenching the thirst of the unmatched people in the forests of Lansdowne Forest Division, who have recognized the biodiversity of the region. The government system that claims to save this river today. There is a preparation to build a check dam to save the river. Whereas, this river exists from the same Silgad and Langurgad, which are constantly being encroached upon by the connivance of the government system, but are not getting any attention towards it. It is said that Apsara Maneka left her newborn daughter and went back to heaven on the banks of river Khoh. Where the bird of Shakunta spread its wings and protected the newborn from the scorching sun. This newborn girl was later known as Shakuntala. Bharata was born from the womb of this Shakuntala, who later became famous as the Chakravarti Emperor Bharata.
Lungurgad and Silgad, the mother of the river Khoh, are counting the last breaths after the encroachment offering, the government is eyeing only the lair, the rules of flying in Silgad and Langurgad
In Pauri, the challenge of saving the river Khoh between Kotdwar-Dugadda has increased. The check dam built on the river is also broken and increasing encroachment has jeopardized the existence of the river. Awakening
A plan is being prepared with the Irrigation Department to conserve the Khoh River. Along with the lair, the plan will include measures to stop water in Silgad and Langurgad, which give him life.