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Gaze at the wonderful star-studded sky without any light or pollution to take away from the beauty of the night sky at Manora Peak. It's a great daytime viewing point as well. #Nainital  To download and read more #IndiaUnveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Gaze at the wonderful star-studded sky without any light or pollution to take away from the beauty of the night sky at Manora Peak. It's a great daytime viewing point as well. #Nainital To download and read more #IndiaUnveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

The Vivek Express takes travellers on a journey that begins in Dibrugarh, Assam and end in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. Covering a distance of 4273 km in 82 hours, this is the longest train journey one can take in India, traversing 657 railway stations and halting 54 times. The Vivek Express passes through seven states and more than two dozen important towns. In terms of distance and time, it is the 9th longest train route in the world.

The Vivek Express takes travellers on a journey that begins in Dibrugarh, Assam and end in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. Covering a distance of 4273 km in 82 hours, this is the longest train journey one can take in India, traversing 657 railway stations and halting 54 times. The Vivek Express passes through seven states and more than two dozen important towns. In terms of distance and time, it is the 9th longest train route in the world.

The Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple was built in 1936 by a European lady who converted to Hinduism after marrying Mr. Ponnambalam Ramanathan. She is popularly known as 'Lady Ramanathan', and the temple is known for the beautiful Kurinji flowers which blossom in intervals of 12 years.   To download and read more India Unveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

The Kurinji Andavar Murugan temple was built in 1936 by a European lady who converted to Hinduism after marrying Mr. Ponnambalam Ramanathan. She is popularly known as 'Lady Ramanathan', and the temple is known for the beautiful Kurinji flowers which blossom in intervals of 12 years. To download and read more India Unveiled stories, visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Savitribai Phule was the first female teacher of the first women's school in India and is also considered as the pioneer of modern Marathi poetry. In 1852 she opened a school for Dalit girls in Pune and went on to open 17 more schools for girls. Like & Share this proud #IndiaUnveiled story.

Savitribai Phule was the first female teacher of the first women's school in India and is also considered as the pioneer of modern Marathi poetry. In 1852 she opened a school for Dalit girls in Pune and went on to open 17 more schools for girls. Like & Share this proud #IndiaUnveiled story.

The Devi Vimala Temple is one of the four Adi Sankara peethas in India and is a must-visit before you go to the main Jagannath Temple. It is believed that offering sindoor, iron and lac bangles to the deity promotes a happy marriage. Goddess Vimala is considered to be the Tantric consort of Jagannath and the guardian of the temple complex. The temple is located in the south-west corner of the inner enclosure of the Jagannath temple complex next to the sacred pond Rohini Kunda.

The Devi Vimala Temple is one of the four Adi Sankara peethas in India and is a must-visit before you go to the main Jagannath Temple. It is believed that offering sindoor, iron and lac bangles to the deity promotes a happy marriage. Goddess Vimala is considered to be the Tantric consort of Jagannath and the guardian of the temple complex. The temple is located in the south-west corner of the inner enclosure of the Jagannath temple complex next to the sacred pond Rohini Kunda.

On 28th August, 2003, ‪#‎Daman‬ met with a tragedy as the bridges connecting Moti Daman and Nani Daman collapsed resulting in multiple casualties. The Rajiv Gandhi Setu was constructed over Damanganga so as to avoid such an accident in the future and it is this bridge that is used to transport heavy vehicles across Daman with all the other old ones being shut down for good. ‪#‎IndiaUnveiled‬

On 28th August, 2003, ‪#‎Daman‬ met with a tragedy as the bridges connecting Moti Daman and Nani Daman collapsed resulting in multiple casualties. The Rajiv Gandhi Setu was constructed over Damanganga so as to avoid such an accident in the future and it is this bridge that is used to transport heavy vehicles across Daman with all the other old ones being shut down for good. ‪#‎IndiaUnveiled‬

A landmark of ‪#‎Daman‬ has always been the lighthouse located near the premises Moti Daman Fort. Built by the Portuguese in 1887-88, the lighthouse was inaugurated with the exhibition on a wick lamp. Strategically located to keep an eye on the coast, the Portuguese used it in their advantage during naval warfares. After independence, an electronic flasher lamp was installed in the year 1998. ‪#‎IndiaUnveiled‬

A landmark of ‪#‎Daman‬ has always been the lighthouse located near the premises Moti Daman Fort. Built by the Portuguese in 1887-88, the lighthouse was inaugurated with the exhibition on a wick lamp. Strategically located to keep an eye on the coast, the Portuguese used it in their advantage during naval warfares. After independence, an electronic flasher lamp was installed in the year 1998. ‪#‎IndiaUnveiled‬

Holi in Bengal is celebrated as Dolayatra. As the name indicates, images of gods are placed on decorative platforms and taken on a procession. Women dance around and sing special songs as men spray coloured water at them. It is also the last festival in the Bengali calendar year. According to local legend, Lord Krishna expressed his love for his beloved Radha on the day of Dolayatra.  To download and read more India Unveiled stories visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Holi in Bengal is celebrated as Dolayatra. As the name indicates, images of gods are placed on decorative platforms and taken on a procession. Women dance around and sing special songs as men spray coloured water at them. It is also the last festival in the Bengali calendar year. According to local legend, Lord Krishna expressed his love for his beloved Radha on the day of Dolayatra. To download and read more India Unveiled stories visit www.indiaunveiled.org

Kautilya’s Arthashastra describes the sophisticated societies of ancient India. The traffic rules stated that bullock carts were not allowed without a driver and that a child could ride a cart only if he or she was accompanied by an adult. Codes for building construction, waste disposal and rules against interfering in neighbours affairs were also in place. It’s surely a legacy which India’s modern cities should live up to. Like & Share this proud #IndiaUnveiled story. (Indicative Image)

Kautilya’s Arthashastra describes the sophisticated societies of ancient India. The traffic rules stated that bullock carts were not allowed without a driver and that a child could ride a cart only if he or she was accompanied by an adult. Codes for building construction, waste disposal and rules against interfering in neighbours affairs were also in place. It’s surely a legacy which India’s modern cities should live up to. Like & Share this proud #IndiaUnveiled story. (Indicative Image)

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