Author Archives: Garima Mandiratta

KUMBH 2019

Kumbh Mela is the mass public gathering of faith of Hindu pilgrims. There are about millions of people who come to experience the holy ritual of bathing for approximately 48 days . Pilgrims come from all walks of life to take part in the mela. It is celebrated for about four times over the period […]

BOOKS ON PRAYAGRAJ

Three Rivers and a Tree: The Story of Allahabad University – Neelum Saran Gour My Allahabad Story – Himendra Nath Varma Last Bungalow: Writings on Allahabad – Arvind Krishna Mehrotra Requiem in Raga Janki – Neelum Saran Gour Allahabad Aria: Stories about Allahabad – Neelum Saran Gour Pilgrimage and Power – Kama Maclean Allahabad: Where […]

FAMOUS POETS OF PRAYAGRAJ

Mahadevi Verma (26 March 1907 – 11 September 1987) was a Hindi poet, freedom fighter and educationist from India. She is widely regarded as the “modern Meera”. She was a major poet of the “Chhayavaad”, a literary movement of romanticism in modern Hindi poetry ranging from 1914–1938 and a prominent poet in Hindi Kavi sammelans (Gatherings of poets). She was the Principal, and then […]

NOTABLE PERSONALITIES FROM PRAYAGRAJ

MADAN MOHANMadan Mohan Malviya (Freedom Fighter) was a prominent leader in India who was an educationist, a freedom fights and played an important role in the freedom movement of India who had a strong belief in the hindu nationalism. In the later years, the name Mahamana was given to him. On 4 occasions, he became […]

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