Born on 12 April 1482, Maharana Sangram Singh, popularly known as Rana Sanga was a brilliant warrior-king who belonged to the Sisodia clan of Rajputs in Mewar. He was known for his courage, tenacity, wisdom, and fearlessness, and became King of Mewar in 1508. Despite the fact that he had lost one eye and hand, had a dysfunctional leg, and was inflicted with several wounds, he fought his battles like a true blue Rajput warrior. It is said the Rana Sanga expanded his territories through war and diplomacy and was successful in bringing all the Rajputs clans together to fight the Mughals. Rana Sanga passed away on 30 January 1528, nearly a year after losing a bitter battle to Babur.
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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