PROMINENT VISITORS

The scenic beauty of Almora, its ideal climate and situation,and magnificent view of mighty Himalayas attracted a large number of visitors from the plains during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Some of the prominent visitors are :- Swami Vivekananda, Mahatama Gandhi and his wife Mrs Kasturba Gandhi, Shri Ravindra Nath Tagore, Sir J.C. Bose, Shri Udayshankar, Shri Moti Lal Nehru, Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, Mrs. Vijay Laxmi Pandit, Shri Jamuna Lal Bajaj, Shri C.Y. Chinatamani, Shri Boshi Sen, Mrs. Gertrude Emerson Sen, Mother Cook, Miss Slade (Mira Bahin), Lama Angarika Govind, Mr. Earl Brewster, Mr. Sorensen, Shri Batukeswar Dutt, Sri Abhay Deva and Shri Dilip Ray of Aurobindo Ashram, Shri Yashpal, Sri Deva Dass Gandhi, Shri U.N. Dhebar and many others.

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