Monthly Archives: June 2015

And Quite Flows the Godavari….

The Godavari pushkaralu, is a festival celebrated every 12 years( hence the name Pushkaram)  usually in the month of July-August, which is equivalent to the Kumbh Mela in it’s scope, organization and the rush of pilgrims. Keeping this in mind, … Continue reading

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Ram Prasad Bismil

Dec 18, 1927- Gorakhpur Central Jail, a middle aged woman was waiting to see her son. Her husband and another young man too joined here. Her son was bought out in chains, and when he saw his mother, tears rolled … Continue reading

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Ahilyabai Holkar

(This post was published by me earlier at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Ahilyabai-Holkar reproducing the same here). For thirty years her reign of peace, The land in blessing did increase; And she was blessed by every tongue, By stern and gentle, old and young. … Continue reading

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