Historical

Sundari Sekhawati

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The Aravallis cut across Jaipur and Sekhawati regions in North Rajasthan. The climatic conditions in the region are very harsh and extreme, ranging from sub-zero Celsius in winter to more than 50°C in summer. People of this region are known for their bravery and hard work and it is a fertile breeding ground for Jawans in Indian Army! Two districts of modern day Rajasthan, i.e. Jhunjhunu and Sikar can administratively be considered as the constituents of “Sekhawati” region. However the Churu district is equally important as the Sekhawati dialect is also spoken here and famous painted Havelis and Forts are omnipresent in all these three districts. The Haveli was to Banias, what the Fort was to Rajputs, an abode.

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Battlefields of Panipat

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The defeat of Marathas ultimately proved to be beneficial to the British, who took advantage of the power vacuum. It is said that the third battle of Panipat had paved the way towards the British domination of the India as a country.

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Spending a Day on Mehrauli (Delhi) – Gurgaon Road

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The Qutab Minar is one of the historic monuments listed in a UNESCO World heritage Site situated at Mehrauli – South Delhi was constructed in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din-Aibak , Viceroy & General in Mohammad Ghori of Ghazni’s army to mark their victory over Delhi . It is an excellent example of Indo-Islamic architecture. The Qutub Minar has beautiful calligraphy in Arabic. There are many carvings as well on the Qutub Minar. Qutab Minar is tallest brick minaret in the world inspired by the minaret of Jam in Afghanistan.

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औरंगाबाद: अतीत के आईने में

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हम वहां के अत्यंत शांतिपूर्ण माहौल में पहुंचकर तथा औरंगजेब की कब्र के सामने खड़े होकर स्तब्ध तथा आश्चर्यचकित होकर आँखे फाड़ फाड़ कर देख रहे थे और सोच रहे थे……एक समय हिन्दुस्तान पर राज़  करने वाले बादशाह की कब्र…….इतनी साधारण…….इतनी सादगी लिए……….ऊपर छत भी नही……….हमारी इस जिज्ञासा को शांत किया वहीँ पर खड़े एक मौलाना रूपी गाइड ने.

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