Sarojini Naidu was born on 13 February 1879 in Hyderabad to a family of poets and scholars. She was both a political activist and poet and it was her poems that earned her the title, ‘Nightingale of India’. In 1905, post the partition of Bengal, she plunged into India’s freedom struggle and worked side by side with Gandhiji to free India from the British.
Sarojini Naidu has the twin honour of being the first Indian woman to be the President of
the Indian National Congress and also the first woman Governor in Independent India. To-
date she is remembered as a woman of dignity and integrity. She passed away on 02 March
1949 in Lucknow.
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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