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Top – 200 Question Answers from Uttarakhand History in Hindi

Uttarakhand History Important Question Answers


Q1.उत्तराखंड में शासन करने वाली पहली राजनैतिक शक्ति कौन-सी थी?
Ans-कुणिंद

Q2.कुणिंद वंश का सबसे शक्तिशाली शासक कौन था?
Ans-अमोघभूति

Q3.छत्रेश्वर प्रकार का सिक्का किसने जारी किया?
Ans-कुणिंद

Q4.उत्तराखंड के नाग राजवंश का सबसे शक्तिशाली शासक कौन था?
Ans-गणपतिनाग

Q5.पौरव राजवंश को चीनी यात्रियों ने क्या नाम दिया?
Ans-पो लि कि मो पो लो

Q6.पर्वताकार राजवंश की राजधानी कहाँ थी?
Ans-ब्रहम्मपुर

Q7.पौरव वंश का सबसे शक्तिशाली शासक कौन था?
Ans-अग्निवर्मन

Q8.पौरव राजवंशी शासकों के कुल देवता कौन थे?
Ans-वीरणेश्वरस्वामी

Q9.किस राजवंश को उत्तराखंड का प्रथम ऐतिहासिक राजवंश माना जाता है?
Ans-कत्यूरी

Q10.कार्तिकेयपुर राजवंश का संस्थापक कौन था?
Ans-बसंतदेव

Q11.कार्तिकेयपुर राजवंश की जानकारी के प्रमुख स्रोत क्या हैं?
Ans-बागेश्वर शिलालेख, पांडुकेश्वर शिलालेख, और बैजनाथ शिलालेख

Q12.कार्तिकेयपुर राजवंशी नरेशों के कुल तीन परिवारों में कितने शासकों का उल्लेख मिलता है?
Ans-14

Q13.कार्तिकेयपुर से कत्यूरी शासकों की राजधानी कहाँ स्थानांतरित हुई?
Ans-बैजनाथ

Q14.कार्तिकेयपुर के राजा स्वयं को किस वंश का मानते थे?
Ans-भारतवंशी

Q15.कत्यूरी शासकों की राजभाषा क्या थी?
Ans-संस्कृत

Q16.कत्यूरियों की लोकभाषा क्या थी?
Ans-पाली

Q17.कत्यूरी राज्य क्या कहलाता था?
Ans-धर्मराज्य

Q18.बैजनाथ मंदिर के निर्माण में किस शासक ने सहयोग किया?
Ans-ललितपुत्रभूदेव

Q19.कत्यूरी काल में प्रांतों की संख्या कितनी थी?
Ans-8

Q20.कत्यूरी काल में कितने प्रकार के मंदिरों का उल्लेख मिलता है?
Ans-2

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विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन – सामान्य ज्ञान प्रश्न उत्तर

विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन – सामान्य ज्ञान प्रश्न उत्तर


Q1. 11 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- मॉरीशस (18-20 अगस्त 2018)

Q2. 10 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- भोपाल, भारत (10-12 सितंबर, 2015)

Q3. 9 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- जोहांसबर्ग, दक्षिण अफ्रीका (22-24 सितंबर, 2012)

Q4. 8 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- न्यूयार्क, अमरीका (13-15 जुलाई, 2007).

Q5. 7 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- पारामारिबो, सूरीनाम (06-09 जून, 2003)

Q6. 6 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- लंदन, यू. के. (14-18 सितम्बर,1999)

Q7. 5 वां विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- पोर्ट ऑफ स्पेन, ट्रिनिडाड एण्ड टोबेगो (04-08 अप्रैल,1996)

Q8. चतुर्थ विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- पोर्ट लुई, मॉरीशस (02-04 दिसम्बर,1993)

Q9. तृतीय विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- नई दिल्ली, भारत (28-30 अक्टूबर,1983)

Q10. द्वितीय विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- पोर्ट लुई, मॉरीशस (28-30 अगस्त,1976)

Q11. प्रथम विश्व हिन्दी सम्मेलन किस स्थान पर आयोजित किया गया था?
Ans- नागपुर, भारत (10-12 जनवरी,1975).


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Assam History – general knowledge questions and answers

Assam History – general knowledge questions and answers


Q1. Assam is a state lying in north-east of ___.
Ans- Modern India.

Q2. Assam covers an area of ___.
Ans- 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi).

Q3. The Assam state is bordered by___.
Ans- Bhutan.

Q4. which states are east of Assam?
Ans- Nagaland, and Manipur.

Q5. Which state is west of Assam?
Ans- West Bengal is the western state of Assam.

Q6. The northern state of Assam?
Ans- Arunachal Pradesh.

Q7. The southern state of Assam?
Ans- Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram.

Q8. The southern country of Assam state?
Ans- Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram.

Q9. Name of the first Ahom king was.
Ans- Sukapha.

Q10. The first Ahom king in medieval Assam was the founder of the ___.
Ans- Ahom kingdom.

Q11. Which day celebrated in Assam as the Sukaphaa Divawkh, or Axom Divawkh (Assam Day).
Ans- 2 December.

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IADP- Intensive Agriculture Development Program 1960

IADP- Intensive Agriculture Development Program 1960


  • IADP was the first major experiment of the Indian government in the field of agriculture.
  • IADP Program was launched as the first major experiment in intensive agriculture development in the year 1960.
  • When IADP was taken up in 1961 and it paved the way to an Adoption Breakthrough for Green Revolution in India.
  • It aimed at diffusing technical know-how, credit and agricultural technology to step up agricultural production in selected districts so that it may have the demonstrations effect.
  • The government of India invited a team of agriculture experts sponsored by the “Ford Foundation” to make a careful study of Indian agriculture and make recommendations future actions.
  • Ford Foundation intensive agricultural district program is known as the “Package program”.
  • It was launched as the pilot project first in 7 districts of 7 different states. These 7 districts are given below.

State                              District
Tamil Nadu               Thanjavur
Andhra Pradesh       West Godavari
Rajasthan                   Pali
Madhya Pradesh      Raipur
Uttar Pradesh           Aligarh
Punjab                        Ludhiana
Bihar                           Shahabad


General knowledge Question/Answers about Intensive Agriculture Development Program(IADP)

Q1- IADP__
Ans- Intensive Agriculture Development Program.

Q2. Ford Foundation is also known as-
Ans- Package Program.

Q3. The team Ford Foundation visited India early in___.
Ans-1959.

Q4. IADP was the first major experiment of Indian government in the field of
Ans- Agriculture.

Q5. Package programme was launched in their districts in___.
Ans- 1960.


MRTP act– Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices act 1969

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History of Ancient India- General Knowledge in Hindi

History of Ancient India- General Knowledge in Hindi


Q1. पल्वंश की राजधानी कहा थी?
Ans- कांचीपुरम.

Q2. कोर्णाक मंदिर का निर्माण किसने करवाया-
Ans- नरसिंह देव प्रथम ने.

Q3. किस शुंग शासक ने अश्वमेघ यज्ञ किया?
Ans- पुष्यमित्र शुंग शासक ने.

Q4. बिन्दुसार की मृत्यु के बाद कौन मगध की गददी पर बैठा था?
Ans- अशोक.

Q5. चीनी यात्री फाह्यान किसके दरबार मे आया था?
Ans- चन्द्रगुप्त द्वितीय के दरबार मे.

Q6. राजतरमगिनी का लेखक कौन है?
Ans- कल्हण.

Q7. बिमिबसार का राजवैध कौन था?
Ans- जीवक.

Q8. बिमिबसार का वध किसने किया था?
Ans- आजात शत्रु.

Q9. बिमिबसार कौन-सा धर्म अपनाया-
Ans- बौद्ध धर्म.

Q10. सिकन्दर कब मकदूनिया का शासक बना?
Ans-336 ई०पू०.

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Top 50 General Knowledge Questions With Answers

Top 50 Easy General Knowledge Questions With Answers


Q1. Who discovered first the blood circulation?
Ans- William Harvey.

Q2. Who won an Oscar for best supporting actor in Spartacus 1960?
Ans- Peter Ustinov.

Q3. Pendulum clocks of slow in the summers-
Ans- The length of the pendulum increases for summers.

Q4. In 1885 who was the President of Congress Party?
Ans- W.C.Barinerji.

Q5. National Right Day is observed.
Ans- 10th December.

Q6. The Founder Father of Aligarh movement-
Ans- Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.

Q7.Who was the founder of Brahma Samaj?
Ans- Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

Q8. The Indian National Congress was formed in-
Ans- 1885.

Q9- Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India.
Ans- Hyder Ali.

Q10. When was British Indian Association founded in India?
Ans- 29 October 1851 (Calcutta).


Q11. Who achieved the discovery of ‘Vitamin C’?
Ans- James Watson.

Q12. Which gas is most popular as laughing gas?
Ans- Nitrous oxide.

Q13. To measure the Humidity in the air, what instrument used?
Ans- Hygrograph.

Q14. What is the best source of Protein?
Ans- Soybean.

Q15. What is the radiant energy of the sun is transmitted?
Ans- Short waves.

Q16. The Folded Earth book was written by-
Ans- Anuradha Roy.

Q17. Which rays is very helpful in Long distance photography?
Ans- Infra Red rays.

Q18. Name of vegetable which is also known as a flower?
Ans- Broccoli.

Q19. ‘Foundations of Biology’ concept given by whom?
Ans- Jean Piaget.

Q20. Which planet is commonly known as Dwarf Planet?
Ans- Pluto.

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The Golden Age : Indian History

The Golden age :

Traditional Indian writings on bows and arrows specifically and combative technique when all is said in done are known as Dhanurveda. A few works of art of the class date from this period.

1.Satavahana administration :

Indian ship on lead coin of Vasisthiputra Sri Pulamavi, confirmation to the marine and maritime capacities of the Satavahanas amid the 1st–2nd century CE.

As per a few elucidations of the Puranas, the Satavahana family had a place with the Andhra-jati (“tribe”) and was the primary Deccanese line to manufacture a domain in daksinapatha (southern district). The Satavahanas (likewise called Andhra and Shalivahan) rose to control in cutting edge Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra around 200 BCE and stayed in force for around 400 years. Practically the entire of present-day Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Goa, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh went under Satavahana guideline. Their first capital was Koti Lingala, and also Paithan, then called Pratishthan.

Simuka, the line’s organizer, vanquished Maharashtra, Malwa and some portion of Madhya Pradesh. His successor and sibling Kanha (or Krishna) further extended his kingdom toward the west and the south. He was succeeded by Satakarni I, who vanquished the Shunga administration of North India. His successor, Gautamiputra Satakarni, crushed the attacking Indo-Scythians, Indo-Parthians and Indo-Greeks. His realm stretched out up to Banavasi in the south, and included Maharashtra, Konkan, Saurashtra, Malwa, west Rajasthan and Vidharbha. Later, Satavahana rulers lost some of these regions. Satavahana power restored quickly under Yajna Sri Satakarni however declined after his demise.

2.Mahameghavahana administration :

The Mahameghavahana administration was an antiquated controlling tradition of Kalinga after the decrease of the Mauryan Empire. The third leader of the line, Khārabēḷa, vanquished a lot of India in a progression of crusades toward the start of the regular era.[2] Kaḷingan military may was restored by Khārabēḷa. Under Khārabēḷa’s generalship, the Kaḷinga state had an imposing oceanic range with exchange courses connecting it to the then-Simhala (Sri Lanka), Burma (Myanmar), Siam (Thailand), Vietnam, Kamboja (Cambodia), Borneo, Bali, Samudra (Sumatra) and Yawadvipa (Java). Khārabēḷa drove numerous fruitful battles against conditions of Magadha, Anga, Satavahanas and the South Indian areas of Pandyan Empire (cutting edge Andhra Pradesh) and extended Kaḷinga to the extent the Ganges and the Kaveri.

The Kharavelan state had an imposing oceanic domain with exchanging courses connecting it to Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Borneo, Bali, Sumatra and Java. Homesteaders from Kalinga settled in Sri Lanka, Burma, and also the Maldives and Maritime Southeast Asia. Indeed, even today Indians are alluded to as Keling in Malaysia on account of this.[3]

The fundamental wellspring of data about Khārabeḷa is his acclaimed seventeen line rock-cut Hātigumphā engraving in a collapse the Udayagiri slopes close Bhubaneswar, Odisha. As indicated by the engraving, he assaulted Rajagriha in Magadha, hence crushing the Indo-Greek lord Demetrius I of Bactria to withdraw to Mathura.[6]

3.Gupta administration :

The iron mainstay of Delhi, raised by Chandragupta II the Great after he crushed the Vahilakas.

Siva-Dhanur-veda talks about the military of the Gupta Empire. The Guptas depended intensely on defensively covered war elephants; steeds were utilized little if by any stretch of the imagination. The utilization of chariots had declined vigorously when of the Guptas, as they had not demonstrated exceptionally helpful against the Greeks, Scythians, and different trespassers. Guptas used overwhelming mounted force clad in mail protective layer and furnished with maces and spears, who might have utilized stun activity to break the adversary line. They likewise utilized on infantry bowmen. Their longbow was made out of bamboo or metal and terminated a long bamboo stick bolt with a metal head; iron shafts were utilized against defensively covered elephants. They additionally here and there utilized flame bolts. Toxophilite were every now and again ensured by infantry furnished with shields, spears, and longswords. The Guptas additionally kept up a naval force, permitting them to control local waters.

Samudragupta grabbed the kingdoms of Shichchhatra and Padmavati at a very early stage in his rule. Later, he took the Kota kingdom and assaulted the tribes in Malvas, the Yaudheyas, the Arjunayanas, the Maduras and the Abhiras. He additionally enslaved the remants of the Kushan Empire. By his demise in 380, he had vanquished more than twenty kingdoms.

fourth century CE Sanskrit artist Kalidasa, credits Chandragupta II with having vanquished around twenty one kingdoms, both in and outside India. In the wake of completing his battle in the East and West India, he continued northwards, enslaved the Parasikas,[citation needed] then the Hunas and the Kambojas tribes situated in the west and east Oxus valleys respectively.[citation needed] Chandragupta II controlled the entire of the Indian subcontinent; the Gupta realm was the most intense domain on the planet amid his rule, during an era when the Roman Empire in the west was in decay.

Skandagupta confronted with attacking Indo-Hephthalites or White Huns, from the northwest. Skandagupta had warred against the Huns amid the rule of his dad, and was commended all through the realm as an incredible warrior. He squashed the Huns attack in 455, and figured out how to keep them under control; be that as it may, the cost of the wars depleted the domain’s assets and added to its decrease

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The Magadha Tradition Indian History

The Magadha administrations

1.Shishunaga administration :

Ajatashatru utilized launches against the Licchavis.

The expansionist King Bimbisara vanquished Anga in what is presently West Bengal and reinforced the military of Magadh’s capital, Rajagriha. Ajatashatru assembled another stronghold at Pataliputra, Magadh’s new capital, to dispatch an assault on Licchavis over the Ganges River. Jain writings tell that he utilized two new weapons, a launch and a secured chariot with swinging mace that has been compared to cutting edge tanks.

2.Nanda tradition :

The phalanx assaulting the middle in the skirmish of the Hydaspes by André Castaigne (1898-1899).

The Nanda tradition started from the area of Magadha in antiquated India amid the fourth century BC. At its most prominent degree, the realm ruled by the Nanda Dynasty stretched out from Bengal in the east, to Punjab in the west and as far south as the Vindhya Range.

In 327 BC Alexander the Great started his attack into Punjab. Lord Ambhi, leader of Taxila, surrendered the city to Alexander. Alexander battled an epic fight against the Indian ruler Porus in the Battle of Hydaspes (326). After triumph, Alexander made an organization together with Porus and named him as satrap of his own kingdom. East of Porus’ kingdom, close to the Ganges River, was the effective kingdom of Magadha, under the Nanda Dynasty.

As indicated by Plutarch, at the season of Alexander’s Battle of the Hydaspes River, the span of the Nanda’s armed force assist east numbered 200,000 infantry, 80,000 rangers, 8,000 chariots, and 6,000 war elephants, which was demoralizing for Alexander’s men and stayed their further advance into India.

3.Maurya administration :

The Maurya Empire at its biggest degree under Ashoka the Great.

As per Megasthenes, who served as a diplomat from the Seleucid Empire, Chandragupta Maurya fabricated an armed force comprising of 30,000 mounted force, 9,000 war elephants, and 600,000 infantry. Chandragupta vanquished quite a bit of Indian subcontinent, setting up a domain from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal. He then vanquished the Seleucid Empire of Greece under Seleucus I Nicator to overcome the areas toward the east of the Indus River. He then turned south, assuming control quite a bit of what is currently Central India. His military was managed by six seats, one for each of the four arms of the armed force (infantry, mounted force, elephants, and chariots), one seat for the naval force, and one for logistics and supply.

Infantry as of now was most regularly equipped with a longbow made of bamboo and a solitary or twofold gave broadsword presumably like the khanda. Other infantry could be equipped with an extensive creature shroud tower shield and a lance or lances. Mounted force conveyed lances. Elephants were mounted, normally bareback (once in a while with a howdah right now, as it is a Greek innovation), by bowmen or lance hurlers, with a mahout around the creature’s neck. Chariots at this point were in clear decrease, however stayed in the armed force because of their notoriety.

In 185 BC, the last Mauryan ruler was killed by Pushyamitra Shunga, the Commander-in-Chief of the Mauryan military.

4.Shunga tradition

War and struggle described the Shunga period. They are known not warred with the Kalingas, Satavahanas, the Indo-Greeks, and conceivably the Panchalas and Mathuras.

Degree of the Shunga Empire’s wars with the Indo-Greek Kingdom figure enormously ever. From around 180 BCE the Indo-Greek ruler Demetrius I of Bactria vanquished the Kabul Valley and is conjectured to have progressed into the trans-Indus. The Indo-Greek Menander I is credited with either joining or driving a battle to Pataliputra with other Indian rulers; be that as it may, next to no is thought about the careful nature and achievement of the crusade. The net aftereffect of these wars stays indeterminate.

Pushyamitra is recorded to have performed two Ashvamedha Yagnas and Shunga magnificent engravings have reached out similarly as Jalandhar. Sacred writings, for example, the Divyavadhana note that his tenet stretched out much more distant to Sialkot, in the Punjab. In addition, on the off chance that it was lost, Mathura was recovered by the Shungas around 100 BCE (or by different indigenous rulers: the Arjunayanas (zone of Mathura) and Yaudheyas notice military triumphs on their coins (“Victory of the Arjunayanas”, “Triumph of the Yaudheyas”), and amid the first century BCE, the Trigartas, Audumbaras lastly the Kunindas likewise began to mint their own coins). Records of fights between the Greeks and the Shunga in Northwestern India are likewise found in the Mālavikāgnimitram, a play by Kālidāsa which portrays a fight between Greek cavalrymen and Vasumitra, the grandson of Pushyamitra, on the Indus stream, in which the Indians vanquished the Greeks and Pushyamitra effectively finished the Ashvamedha Yagna.[12]

The Indo-Greeks and the Shungas appear to have accommodated and traded discretionary missions around 110 BCE, as demonstrated by the Heliodorus column, which records the dispatch of a Greek diplomat named Heliodorus, from the court of the Indo-Greek ruler Antialcidas, to the court of the Shunga sovereign Bhagabhadra at the site of Vidisha in focal India.

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The Great Indian History Books

1. Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru

Composed by India’s first executive when he was in jail (1942-1946), this book follows India’s history beginning from the Indus Valley Civilization. It gives a point by point record of the period extending from the happening to the Aryans to the foundation of the British Empire. A prescribed read to get a depiction of India’s extraordinarily long past. This book was additionally created as a honor winning TV arrangement by Shyam Benegal.

2.Freedom at Midnight by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins

This book essentially concentrates on India’s autonomy development amid 1946 and 1948. The arrangement of occasions that develop amid this period are deserving of this book being named a verifiable one. It is broadly looked into, gives unbelievable points of interest that you never knew (for occurrence, do you know who really drew the isolating line between the two countries and on what premise?) and is a profoundly prescribed book on India’s freedom and allotment. The book likewise incorporates interviews with Lord Mountbatten, the last emissary of British India.

3. The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen

Composed by the Nobel Prize winning financial analyst Amartya Sen, this book is basically a progression of powerful articles portraying India’s history and how that history has affected and formed its social character. Sen discusses how India has had a long history of open civil argument (in all circles of life) and how heterodoxy was predominant in Indian culture hundreds of years back. This energetic past is something that Sen trusts we all ought to think about – considering that it can deeply affect the way we grasp our future.

4.India after Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha is perhaps one of India’s best students of history at present . This book of his discussions about India’s history after it got flexibility from the British. This is the ideal book for you to comprehend the development of Modern India. Guha, a previous teacher and now student of history, makes a spectacular showing of understanding India’s riotous and exciting history since autonomy – the segment, Nehru’s communist arrangements, Rajiv Gandhi’s brief yet impactful occupation, the climb of religion and rank based administrative issues – about all that you have to know lands in this 900-page book.

5. The Wonder That Was India by A L Basham

This book is viewed as a valuable wellspring of history for applicants to the Indian common administrations. Basham’s famous work covers the period between old India and the landing of the Muslims. It covers subtle elements of the Harappan and Mohenjodaro discoveries and afterward harps on the now-dubious Aryan attack hypothesis. Basham likewise examines the elucidations of the Rig Veda and other Sanskrit writings to give a superior comprehension of the nation’s past.

6. The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor

The Great Indian Novel is a sarcastic novel by Shashi Tharoor. It is an anecdotal work that takes the account of the Mahabharata, the saga of Hindu mythology, and develop and resets it in the connection of the Indian Independence Movement and the initial three decagons post-freedom. Figures from Indian history are changed into characters from mythology, and the legendary story of India is retold as a background marked by Indian freedom and ensuing history, up through the 1980s.

7. A Corner Of A Foreign Field by Ramachandra Guha

This one is for the cricket beaus. Also, for the individuals who adoration to know more about the diversion’s source in India. Ramchandra Guha gives an intriguing look into the way this British sport made its invasion into India and how it is presently a national fixation. Beginning off with the Parsis and their matches in Bombay’s maidans, this book goes into different subtle elements in transit cricket affected India’s general public.

8. The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857 by William Dalrymple

William is a grant winning student of history and travel author. The Last Mughal discusses a socially different and rich soceity amid the standard of Bahadur shah Zafar, the last Mughal ruler. In 1857, the main war against the British (referred to prevalently as the Sepoy Mutinee) denoted the end of the Mughal standard. William records the way in which these occasions developed and the effect it had on the nation – both politically and socially. His written work style and energy for catching bits of knowledge makes this book an absolute necessity read.

9. India: A history by John Keay

John Keay is an English writer and writer represent considerable authority in composing prevalent histories about India, frequently with a specific spotlight on their colonization and investigation by Europeans. In “India: A history”, John gives a panaromic view beginning from the urban communities of Harappa and Mohenjodaro of the Indus Valley developments the distance to the present cutting edge India. This book is considered by numerous as an immaculate reading material for any understudy of India.

10. Alberuni’s India by Alberuni (Translated by Edward C. Sachau)

Alberuni is considered as one of the best antiquarians of the medieval Islamic period. In 1017 AD, at the command of Sultan Muhmud of Persia, Alberuni set out to India to find out about the Hindus, and to talk about with them inquiries of religion, science, and writing, and the very premise of their civilisation. He stayed in India for a long time, concentrating on and investigating. This book is a result of his thorough investigation of India.