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Thursday, February 26, 2009

General Awareness Series-2

General Awareness Series-2
Important Places In India

Adyar ( Tamil Nadu)
A suburb of Chennai, Theosophical society Headquiarters.

Afghan Church ( Maharastra )
Built in 1847 known as St.John’s church , to memorise the British soldiers who died in the Sind and Afghan Campaign.

Agra ( U.P)
Taj Mahal , Fort and Pearl mosque, tomb of Akbar are all situated here. . Centre of leather industry.

Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Once capital of Gujarat known for cotton textile.

Ajmeer ( Rajasthan )
Tomb of Khwaja Mu’een-ud-Din Chisthi, pilgrim center of muslims.

Aligarh ( U.P)
Seat of Muslim University

Amarnath ( Kashmir )
Famous pilgrim center of Hindus.

Aurangabad ( Maharashra)
Tomb of Aurangazeb and his wife .

Bangalore ( Karnataka)
Capital city of Karnataka state and important for information technology.

Bardoli ( Gujarat )
Historical place associated with no-tax payment campaign launched Vallabhai patel against British rule.
Belur ( West Bengal)
Famous for monastery founded by Swami Vivekananda.

Bhopal ( M.P)
Capital of Madhya Pradesh. The place witnessed the worst industrial disaster in the world.

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