Jats: The legacy of the warrior race

Figure 1: Insignia of the present 9th Jat regiment Subscribe to get access Read more of this content when you subscribe today. Log in 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. Since the…… Continue reading Jats: The legacy of the warrior race

Alexander Cunningham & Excavation of Coins

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 of…… Continue reading Alexander Cunningham & Excavation of Coins

An Introduction to Family Genealogy

Everyone does family history nowadays. Genealogy used to belong only to the wealthy; once upon a time only they owned a past and laid claim to a history based on land and property. Now everyone who can use a computer or go to a local records office has a stake in the past. – Alison…… Continue reading An Introduction to Family Genealogy

Flora

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 riverine…… Continue reading Flora