Multifaceted personality and Founder-President of Marshall School, D.Dun, Mr. Girish Chand Juyal is a man culturally and historically linked to the Himalyan regions of Garhwal and Kumaon. Son of forest officer, with natural love for the mountains,he trekked during the 1950′s and 60′s the mid-Himalyas of Garhwal, Kumaon Tibetan regions chiefly to gather and analyse the cultural links, historical past and details of flora and fauna of the region. An active defender of India and her territorial integrity, he covered various features from NEFA region for some newspapers during the Chinese invasion in 1962. His confidential report on Himachal Pradesh, Garhwal and Kumaon in 1963 was appreciated by Mr. Dinesh Singh, the Minister of External Affairs. Mr. Juyal has written extensive and well researched articles on the similarity of the defence pattern of the country’s boarder areas and its strategic importance in leading national dailies. His intensive study of the significance and implication of the McMohan Line, Assam and NEFA and its defence received widespread.
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