Uttarakhand was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh on 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India. Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples of Badrinath,Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the mighty mountains. Uttarakhand has long been called "Land of the Gods" Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand state is the second fastest growing state in India. Basmati rice, wheat, soybeans, groundnuts, coarse cereals, pulses, and oil seeds are the most widely grown crops. Fruits like apples, oranges, pears, peaches, litchis, and plums are widely grown here. Skiing, Ice Skating, Sailing, Parasailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rafting, Yachting, Trekking, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Paragliding, Sky Diving and Bungee jumping also serve as another interesting sport's activity for tourists in Uttarakhand.