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Holla Mohalla is a Sikh festival celebrated annually in the month of Phalguna, a day after Holi. It is a weeklong festival which revolves around daytime demonstrations of ‘Gatka’, the Sikh martial art, and other military sports. The origin of this festival dates back to Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru

Daulat ki chaat (meaning ‘snack of wealth’) is probably Old Delhi’s most surprising street food. Anyone expecting the punchy,spicy flavours usually suggested by the word ‘chaat’ will be disappointed. It resembles uncooked meringue and the taste is shocking in its subtlety, more molecular gastronomy than raunchy street food, a light

Lokenath Brahmachari (31 August 1730 – 2 June 1890) also known as Baba Lokenath was a Hindu yogi and mystic who lived during the 18th and 19th century Bengal and resided for 26 years at the village Baradi, Dist: Narayanganj, Bangladesh. His annual festival is held every year by millions

In a travel group called ‘Sanchari’ ( Means traveler in Malayalam), I met a guy who is also working in Chennai. He suggested me to visit this place called – Gingee Fort. I Googled it and found the place to be very intriguing. According to it’s wiki page, the fort

Indian slang “Namak Haram”, Dandi march by Gandhi and ‘Achar’ or pickle has one thing in common – Salt. Salt is as essential as water for the survival of human being. Our sweat, urine and blood are mainly composed of salt. In today’s world, salt is present in ample but

Kerala lies in the south-west of India with all the beautiful elements of nature. Nestled between the pristine waters of the Arabian sea on the west and the lush Western Ghat mountains on the east, its intense network of rivers and lagoons, thick forests, exotic wildlife, tranquil stretches of emerald

Raigad is a hill fort situated in the Mahad, Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built this fort and made it his capital in 1674 when he was crowned as the King of a Maratha Kingdom which later developed into the Maratha Empire, eventually covering more western and central India. The fort rises 820 metres (2,700 ft) above

Our affinity with the color – ‘Green’, is evergreen. Green, the color of life, renewal, nature, and energy, is associated with meanings of growth, harmony, freshness, safety, fertility, and environment. Green is also traditionally associated with money, finances, banking, ambition, greed, jealousy, and wall street. The color green has healing power

Covered with beautiful water lily flowers, the ‘Bils’ (canal) in Barisal district of Bangladesh, look like a magnificent embroidered quilt drafted in the lap of nature. These are popularly called ‘ShaplarBil’ (Canal of water lily). Water lily is cultivated on about 10 thousand acres of wetlands in this village. 70

The Todas of Nilgiri Tucked away in Northern Tamil Nadu, lie the beautiful Nilgiri Hills or the Blue Mountains, most popular as Ooty or Ootakamund as local tribes call it. The Nilgiris were home to several ethnic tribes like the ‘Badagas’, ‘Kotas’, ‘Kurumbhas’ and ‘Irulas’. One of them, the ‘Todas’