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.
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Frederic Salmon Growse: The Man that built Bulandshahr in the 19th Century
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 & 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 ofContinue reading “Alexander Cunningham & Excavation of Coins”
An Introduction to Family Genealogy
The term “genealogy” has held the public interest and started numerous debates for centuries. The study of family genealogy is concerned
Ramsar Wetlands: A rich biodiversity
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”