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the gates of pratapgarh

To the Center of Maratha Glory

May 20th 2007
We were standing on the ramparts of the Pratapgarh fort, the citadel of Maratha glory, the impregnable fort of the gallant king Chhatrapati Shivaji, who defying the might of the all-powerful Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb continued to rule the Sahyadri region in the western part of India for decades. Stories galore about this famous fort. The guides also do a great job of fusing facts with fiction in b ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
6th February 2011

Great fort
Raje was great.

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