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Murshidabad- Lost Saga of Erstwhile Capital of Bengal

MURSHIDABAD

Reading Time: 13 minutes Murshidabad which was declared as the capital of not only Bengal but also of Orissa and Bihar by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan who was the founder. The former name of the city was Maksudabad. In 1706, when Dewan Murshid Kuli Khan was recognised as the Nawab of Bengal under the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, he decided to move his capital from Dhaka (Now in Bangladesh) to the lush fertile banks of Bhagirathi in Mukusudabad which he later named as “Murshidabad” (in connection with his own first name “Murshid”). As Murshidabad was then a flourishing place for international trading hub for all noblemen and businesses.

8 Fascinating Festivals in Europe Around the Year.

Festival in Europe

Reading Time: 5 minutes Europe has never failed to amaze us with its vibrant and rich culture. From having mouth-watering European delicacies to having a mesmerising view right from the top of the Eiffel tower, you can experience it all in this beautiful continent. Europe is also famous for its different cultures and music festivals which take place throughout the year.

Barikothi – Luxury Heritage Hotel in Azimganj,Murshidabad | Property Review

Murshidabad

Reading Time: 9 minutes Barikothi is an ancestral house in Azimganj- Murshidabad, which is now a heritage boutique hotel. But, story dates back as old as 250 years when it was the ancestral home of Dudhoria family who were one of the Jain merchants , also known as the Sheherwali’s.

The Native Americans of New York- Pow Wow Story

New York, USA

Reading Time: 7 minutes New York City! The very name evokes any number of images – the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the United Nations, the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, a variety of high-end brands and boutiques near Fifth Avenue, the popular theatres along Broadway and Times Square, where the ball drops to usher in each new year. Here is the unique story of Pow Vow traditions which is led by the Native Americans of New York.