Swachh Survekshan Awards 2017 – Indore and Bhopal top the list

Swachh Survekshan Awards 2017 – Indore and Bhopal top the list

Indore and Bhopal top the list  Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Indian Government has instituted the Swachh Survekshan Awards which ranks participating cities on key parameters every year. The results of the “Swachh Survekshan 2017” have been released, where 500 cities of India would be ranked on the parameters of waste collection, sweeping and transportation; municipalRead more about Swachh Survekshan Awards 2017 – Indore and Bhopal top the list[…]

Devi Saran Bhopal

Devi Saran Bhopal

The principal of Jahangiria School Bhopal, Affak Hussain, used to stay in his own house located behind the Masjid Madar Domini (located at Ibrahimpura, ahead of the Madina hotel). His son Anas Hashmi asked his friend to shift to the outer room of this house, after consulting his father Affak Hussain. However this room didRead more about Devi Saran Bhopal[…]

Dar Ul Kohla Bhopal

Dar Ul Kohla Bhopal

dar ul kohla bhopale

Jigar Moradabadi was the nom de plume of Ali Sikandar, one of the most famous Urdu poets of the 20th century and a celebrated Urdu ghazal writer. Jigar Moradabadi belonged to the classical school of ghazal writing and was a mentor to Majrooh Sultanpuri, who became a prominent lyricist in the Indian film industry and penned many popular songs in Urdu. Jigar was extremely popular with the masses, who regarded him as the People’s Poet. Jigar Moradabadi has become even more popular since his death, as his poetry continues to gain ever more admirers, particularly among film-goers, who are familiar with his lyrics. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1958 for his highly acclaimed poetry collection “Atish-i-Gul”.

Jigar Moradabadi is closely associated with the legends of Bhopal. He came to Bhopal in the year 1932.

The reign was of Nawab Hamidullah. During those days, general people of Bhopal kept themselves entertained by organizing sessions of Charbait (a form of musical recital competition of Afgan origin) or games of cards or chess.

With arrival of Jigar Moradabadi, mushairas became the hottest events in Bhopal due to his popularity and fan following.

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Bhopal Tribal Museum

Bhopal Tribal Museum

Sometime in the year 2011, at a meeting of bureaucrats, archaeologists, anthropologists and sociologists at Bhopal, Bhil painter Bhuribai asked, “Shouldn’t a tribal museum be made by the tribals themselves?” In response Shriram Tiwari, Director, Culture Department, Madhya Pradesh, formed a team of tribal scholars and artistes, determined to build something rooted in the tribal imagination,Read more about Bhopal Tribal Museum[…]