MUST SEE: Uddhav Thackeray's pics of Maharashtra forts
Days after we introduced you to the other side of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray's, now its time to feast your eyes on photographs clicked by his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray.
Images of British India
Running Your Little Empire-BRITISH LIFE IN INDIA .[sorry many photos removed by hackers] Those who went to India remembered it as a place of hard work and recalled sometimes resenting British popular stereotypes of them as having lives of leisure--waited on by servants, spending time in posh clubs, attending balls, riding to hounds. They saw the work of empire as demanding, difficult, and at times dangerous. Numerically "thin on the ground," they often assumed great responsibilities and…
Murar - The Siege of Daulatabad (April-June 1633)
f.144a: siege of Daulatabad (plate 31)The Mughal forces finally succeeded in conquering the fortress of Daulatabad, the greatest of Deccani strongholds, on 27 June 1633. The text reports that its impregnability and fortifications were renowned throughout the world. The capture of the fortress was the key victory in a series of sieges that consolidated Mughal power in the region. This birds-eye view by Murar is one of the most impressive topographical illustrations in the Padshahnama. He has…
Janjira fort is a Jal Durg (sea fort) and is one of a kind. The fort is located near the coastal village named Murud in the Raigadh district of Maharashtra. It is the only undefeated fort along the western coast of India, despite Dutch and English East India Company attacks. It is one of the strongest marine forts of India. The word Janjira is the manipulated version of the Arabic word Jazira that means Island. gopal bodhe photography
Paul 🌹📚 Cooper on Twitter
“#RuinoftheDay: The abandoned sea fort of Murud-Janjira, built in the 17th century off India's Maharashtrian coast. Its name actually means "island-island", since it conjoins the Konkani word "morod" with the Arabic "jazeera", both meaning island.”
20 Road Trips From Mumbai That Must Be On Every Traveler’s Bucket List In 2019
The road trips from Mumbai are perfect getaways from the busy life of the metropolitan in 2020. So are you ready to take to the road on your roaring mean machine?
Murud – Janjira Fort – Sanskriti - Hinduism and Indian Culture Website
Situated on a rock of oval shape near the port town of Murud, 165kms south of Mumbai, Janjira is one of the strongest marine forts of India (the word ‘Janjira’ is a corruption of the Arabic word Jazira for island). The forts is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty.
Vivez la vie de Maharaja au Ahilya Fort à Maheshwar
Perché sur les rives du fleuve Narmada, le Ahilya Fort est un lieu enchanteur restauré avec soin par le fils de l’ancien Maharaja d’Indore. Composée de 6 bâtiments du XVIIIème