Eid al-Fitr is one of the most prominent festivals in the Islamic calendar. Also known as the
‘festival of breaking the fast’, it is celebrated by Muslims the world over. Eid marks the end
of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid al-Fitr is a day of ‘thanksgiving and joy’
and Muslims offer their gratitude to Allah for all the blessings that have been showered on
them. Apart from praying and feasting together, gifts called Eidi are exchanged. On this
special occasion, people greet each other by saying ‘Eid Mubarak’. Muslims also make
donations and help the poor and the needy on this day.
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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