Uttarakhand wasn't even a state until 20 years ago genius. It has the highest per capita income in all of North India save Delhi and Haryana (both of which are artifically propped up due to resources being sucked into NCR). HP has the second highest per capita income in North
India save Delhi & Haryana. This is despite both these states having some of the most difficult and inhospitable terrain in the world, where it's difficult to grow crops, difficult to set up industries, difficult to build transport networks, difficult to do almost anything to
make money. Coastal states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat were some of the first to be colonised, and thus have a head start in modern education and institutions; they are also naturally connected to the global sea trade networks. Comparing a landlocked, mountainous state
like Himachal Pradesh with a coastal hub like Tamil Nadu and asking, "drr hrrr why no mega-city like muh chennai in Himachal Pradesh" is just really daft and juvenile.

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