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Administrative Divisions of India Part II Posted by on Oct 9, 2009

The state language of Maharashtra is Marathi. Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is the capital city of this state. Mumbai is the largest financial center in India. Maharashtra is the richest state in India. The state language of Manipur is Manipuri. Manipur is located in the northeastern part of India. Separatist groups have made Manipur a…

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Administrative Divisions of India Posted by on Oct 6, 2009

India is divided into twenty eight states: The state language of Andhra Pradesh is Telegu. It is located on the southeastern coast of India. The Andhra Pradesh is called the Ricebowl of India because it produces rice as 77% of its cash crop. The state language of Arunachal Pradesh (अरुणाचल प्रदेश) is Hindi. Arunachal Pradesh contains a…

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Gandhi Jayanti Posted by on Oct 3, 2009

Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday in India. Every year the holiday takes place on the second of October. Gandhi Jayanti honors the birthday of Mahaatmaa Gandhi. Mahaatmaa (महात्मा) means ‘great soul’. In his honor, alcohol is neither sold nor consumed. Before the world came to know of Gandhi’s efforts in India, he was busy…

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