Chandrashekhar Azad famously known as ‘Azad’ was born on 23 July 1906 in the present-day Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh. He was 15 years old when he joined Gandhiji’s Non-Cooperation Movement. Hailed as the face of revolutionary in India, his patriotism and courage inspired the youth to join India’s struggle for freedom. He quickly rose into prominence and became one of the main strategists of the Hindustan Republican Association. Azad was a fearless man who chose to make the supreme sacrifice by taking his own life to escape imprisonment and torture at the hands of the British. The park in Allahabad where Chandra Shekhar Azad died on 27 February 1931, has been renamed Chandrashekhar Azad Park, and the Colt pistol that he used is displayed at the Allahabad Museum.
The Koh-i-Noor is amongst the most celebrated gems in the world. It was taken from India under the terms of the Last Treaty of Lahore, signed in 1839. After being shaped and cut by the British, it now weighs 105.6 Carat.
The Rath Yatra(Chariot festival) is one of the grandest festivals celebrated at the Jagannath Temple in Puri.This commemorates the annual visit of Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra to their aunt’s house. Gundicha.
Bali Yatra, a festival that commemorates the rich maritime history of Odisha is celebrated throughout the state. In the historic city of Cuttack, a week-long event is organised starting from the day of Kartika Purnima.
Sivasagar, in Eastern Assam, is a city of historical and cultural significance, which also showcases nature's beauty. It served as the seat of power for the Ahoms, and contains important monuments from the era.
Step into the captivating history of the four queens who ruled in succession. Begums of Bhopal were known to be competent rulers as they redefined the city of Bhopal and maintained respectable relations with the British
This story is based on the World’s first all granite temple, the Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur. The pride of Rajaraja Chola I, built almost 1000 years ago, this temple is the best example of precision and symmetry in architecture.
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