Category Archives: Maharashtra

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(This post was already published by me at Offprint, I am reproducing the same here http://www.offprint.in/articles/bal-gangadhar-tilak) The mathematics class was going on, and the teacher asked a rather difficult question to the class.  The other students were still working on … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Cellular Jail

In my last post, I  had explored Savarkar’s arrest, epic escape at Marseilles . I now look at the most important phase in his life, the trial in India and his detention at Cellular Jail.This is because I feel, this … Continue reading

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Maharshi Karve

In my previous article, I had written about Kandukuri Veeresalingam, who pioneered widow remarriage in Andhra Pradesh, and also championed women’s education. The late 19th century and early 20th century had seen many reform movements in India, first starting from … Continue reading

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Aurangabad

Though not a tourist hotspot like Kerala or Rajasthan, Maharashtra still remains a fascinating place to be explored. That is because of the sheer diversity of the state. Of course being the birthplace of Shivaji , and the home land … Continue reading

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Sinhgad

One of the greatest military operations in the history of India, would be the capture of Sinhagad . It is a story of courage, heroism, adventure. When you walk around Pune , and the surrounding areas, you feel the valor … Continue reading

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