Lotus (also Kamal ka Phool) is the National Flower of India. Why? Well, India has always been a land of great poets and thinkers. A poet creates a thing of beauty. But beauty alone is not enough. It must have smell, too. That is a beautiful thing must also be useful. Only then can a thing of beauty … [Read more...] about Why is Lotus (Kamal ka Phool) National Flower of India?
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Street Hawkers are found in almost all the villages, towns and cities of India. Roads are meant for the rich. They have their shops on main roads. How big and beautiful these shops are! But the poor can’t have any place even in lanes and street. The street-hawkers are not dwellers of these streets. … [Read more...] about Life of Street Hawkers in India
Big towns like Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai cannot give you the real picture of India. They do not seem to be a part of India at all. Real India lives in villages. How poor they are! A village is a den of poverty, disease and ignorance. It still lives in the age of earthen lamp and bullock … [Read more...] about Short essay on Poverty in Indian Villages
Life in a village seems to stand still. Time, we know, is the dearest thing. Even a minute cannot be called back. No wealth can buy even a second. But time is the cheapest thing in an Indian village. In fact, time is the only cheap thing there. Village life, it is said, is simple, but town life … [Read more...] about Brief note on Disadvantages of Village Life in India
Sikandar Lodi Sikandar Lodi, whose original name was Nizam Khan, ascended the throne of Delhi in 1489 A.D. and ruled up to 1517 A.D. He has been generally regarded as the greatest Sultan of the Lodi dynasty. Sikandar Lodi was the son of Bahlul Lodi and his mother was a Hindu goldsmith women. After … [Read more...] about Biography of Sikandar Lodi (Delhi Sultan)