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Deekshabhoomi

Deekshabhoomi is a sacred monument of Buddhism at the place where the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, went back to Buddhism with his about 600,000 followers on 14 October 1956.Ambedkar’s return to Buddhism is an important matter for many in India. Deekshabhoomi is… Continue Reading →

First woman Teacher in India

Savitribai Jyotirao Phule (3 January 1831 – 10 March 1897) was an Indian social reformer and poet. Along with her husband, Jyotirao Phule, she played an important role in improving women’s rights in India during British rule. The couple founded… Continue Reading →

State animal of Maharastra

The Indian giant squirrel, or Malabar giant squirrel, (Ratufa indica) is a large tree squirrel species genus Ratufa native to India. It is a large-bodied diurnal, arboreal, and herbivorous squirrel found in South Asia. It is called ‘Shekru’ in Marathi… Continue Reading →

Missing Pillars

In Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, there is the huge cave of Kedareshwar in which there is a big Shiva Linga, which is completely surrounded by water. Its height from the base is five feet, and the water is waist-deep. It is… Continue Reading →

Different Name of Golgappa

Different Name of Golgappa 1. Golgappa – Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan 2. Pani Puri – Hilly part of neighbouring country Nepal, Maharashtra (Mumbai and all the parts of Maharashtra), Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,… Continue Reading →

Swachh Bharat – North India lags, South India Rules

All the 476 Class 1 Cities in 31 States and Union Territories, each with a population of above one lakh were surveyed. All cities are adjudged on parameters: extent of open defecation, solid waste management, seepage management, waste water treatment,… Continue Reading →

Zero Mile Stone

Zero Mile Stone is a monument locating the geographical center of colonial India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone was erected by the British who used this point to measure all the distances. The Zero Mile… Continue Reading →

Two stations at same location

Srirampur and Belapur are two different stations in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district, at the same location on the railway route but on opposite sides of the track.

One Railway Station in Two States

1. Railway station of Navapur is built in two states; one half of it is in Maharashtra and the other half is in Gujarat. Even a train which halts at Navapur Railway station is stationed half in Maharashtra and half… Continue Reading →

Wax Museums in India

There are following wax museums in India   Mother’s Wax Museum(MWM) – Kolkata – Some of the famous wax statues are of Amitabh Bachchan, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly.  WaxWorld- Otty -It has wax statues of Indian freedom fighters… Continue Reading →

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