It is said that in a Jat village, it is nearly impossible to find a single-family that does not have at least one member serving in the armed forces.
During his stay, as he sought to realize a vision both playful and Mughal-like, he reconstructed the market square, built a Bathing Ghat on the river bank, laid out a public garden and tank, and began constructing a new Town Hall; in the outlying municipality of Khurja, the district’s commercial center, he built a new marketplace and bazaar.
Alexander Cunningham came to India in 1833, at the tender age of 19, under the East India Company as an army engineer. His life is characterized under two parts, his army life and what he was better known for – Director of Indian Archeological Survey. The history of Cunningham’s exploits into archeology and excavation ofContinue reading “Alexander Cunningham & Excavation of Coins”
The term “genealogy” has held the public interest and started numerous debates for centuries. The study of family genealogy is concerned
Therefore, it becomes evident that there exists a tripartite relationship between the biodiversity of the region, the technological infrastructure
The Bulandshahr Doab region is rich when it comes to fauna. Historically, the Ganga-Yamuna region was densely forested, and the thick forest
The alluvial soil of the region has allowed for a wide variety of flora at Bulandshahr. Interestingly, the plants of this region are imbued with cultural meaning and are often of great social and historical importance. Take for example the Babul tree. Also known as the Acacia nilotica, the Babul tree is an important riverineContinue reading “Flora”
Kishwar Naheed is an eminent Urdu poet known for expressing bold feminist and political concerns. She was born in 1940 in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh (then United Province), into a Sayed Muslim family. Her contribution to the literary field is exemplary. Her gazals and nazms have made many people fall in love with Urdu literature yetContinue reading “Kishwar Naheed: I am not that woman”
Bulandshahr has been a hometown for many notable persons from ancient to modern India. This recognizes their contributions to humankind and to Bulandshahr’s history. If you would like to contribute to this list then please visit our ‘Contribute Now’ button.
The rich and unique biodiversity of the region is an added layer of intrigue to the historical city of Bulandshahr. Located in western Uttar Pradesh and situated in the fertile Doab region, Bulandshahr is richly endowed with a wide variety of flora and fauna. Interestingly, like its many other legacies, the biodiversity of Bulandshahr isContinue reading “Ramsar Wetlands: A rich biodiversity”