Madam Bhikaji Cama was born on 24 September 1861 in Bombay (present-day Mumbai). She was a political activist who played a very prominent role in India’s freedom struggle. A nationalist at heart and a strong advocate for women’s rights, she effectively used her communication skills to spread the word about the ruthless exploitation of India by the British. In 1902, health issues compelled her to leave India, and due to the conditions imposed on her by the British, she lived in exile in Europe. This did not prevent her from helping the revolutionaries with money, material, or ideas. In 1907, this indomitable lady unfurled the first version of the Indian National Flag at the International Socialist Congress at Stuttgart, Germany. In November 1935, she was permitted to return to India, only to pass away a year later, on 13 August 1936.
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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