Soldiers are one of the greatest assets of any country. In 1949,a committee was set up under the leadership of the Defence Minister, where it was decided that henceforth, 07 December would be observed nationally as Armed Forces Flag Day. On this day, the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Indian Navy organise a variety of programmes to showcase their efforts towards national security. The main objective of the Armed Forces Flag Day is to honour the martyrs and the men and women in uniform who valiantly fought & continue to fight on our borders to safeguard the country's honour. On this day, citizens of India voluntarily donate funds towards the welfare of retired and serving armed forces personnel and their families.
Let us as citizens salute our Indian armed forces, who have always been there to protect us.
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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