The 148 birthday of Jim Corbett was very special this year. Celebrations took place at the winter house of Jim Corbett, now a museum. The programme was supported by Tourism Department of Uttarakhand and Corbett Tiger Reserve. The members of Corbett Gram Vikas Samiti put together a beautiful theatrical preformaces on stories written by Corbett in his books, an exhibition, film shows, Kumaoni Jhora on life of Jim Corbett etc. A film on the heritage of Chotti Haldwani was launched, which was supported by the Tourism dept. MLA Shri Bansi Dhar Bhagat and Director Corbett, graced the occasion. Over 400 people turned up to participate from near by towns and villages.