Darjeeling District of West Bengal at a Glance

About Darjeeling District :

Darjeeling, the northernmost district of the Jalpaiguri Division, roughly resembles an inverted wedge with its base resting on Sikkim, its sides touching Nepal, Bhutan and the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. The district is located at 27 Deg. 13 Min. N to 26 Deg. 27 Min. North Latitude and 88 Deg. 53 Min. E to 87 Deg. 59 Min. East Longitude. The Area of the district is 3149 sq km. The district is divided into 4 Subdivisions 12 Blocks and 1534 Villages. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong means – the place of White Orchid, Mirik-a nest in the hills , Mungpoo, and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

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Tourist Places :

Tiger Hill :

Situated at an altitude of 2590 meters (8482 ft.) and 13 kilometers from the town, this spot has earned international fame for the magnificent view of the sunrise over the “Kanchanjunga” and the great eastern Himalayan Mountains. Even Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, is visible from here. The hesitant rays of the early morning sun paint these peaks in pale gold

Batasia Loop and the War Memorial :

The Batasia loop situated almost 5 km away from the town is a gigantic railway loop where the Toy Train makes a 360 Degree turn. It was basically built to make it possible for the Toy Train to cut the deep ascend. Strategically located the Batasia Loop offers a panoramic view of the Kanchanjunga Range.A War Memorial constructed in the memory of the brave sons of the soil who laid down their lives in the different wars since the independence of the nation adds to its attraction. There is also a well furbished market where visitors can buy locally made purses, bags and other decorative items.
Chowrasta and Mall :
Chowrasta, a wide promenade atop a ridge lined with shops and restaurants is taken to be the heart of the town. Here people gather to chat, spend time basking in the sun or just to snatch a moment of peace. The Brabourne Park is attached to the Chowrasta and now features a musical fountain. This place is an open place and free from vehicular movements from where one can watch the scenic beauty of the mountain range and take charm of walking at the Darjeeling Mall. Chowrasta is the central place of the Mall Road
Ganga Maya Park :
Situated 10 km from town, Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park has now developed into a very attractive picnic spot with natural water falls. The park offers boating facilities and is endowed with great scenic beauty. Ample eateries are available for visitors to indulge in local delicacies and one can even buy souvenirs. No fees are charged for taking photographs. Visitors are however, required to make arrangements for transportation. A two way travel arrangement is advisable.

Soumen Sen

Hon’ble Justice Soumen Sen

The Hon’ble Justice Soumen Sen was born on 27th July, 1965 at Kolkata. He did his schooling from St. Lawrence High School at Kolkata. He passed the LL.B. Examination (5 years) from the University of Calcutta in the year 1990 securing the highest mark and stood First in the said Examination. He participated in Debates and Moot Court Competition and adjudged First in order of merit for individual performance at the XII All India Moot Court Competition 1989 held in Pondicheri in connection with selection for the International Division of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition – 1989. Enrolled as an Advocate under Bar Council of West Bengal in January, 1991. Practiced as an Advocate in the Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta both in the Original Side and Appellate Side and before other Courts/Tribunals for last 20 years designated as Senior Central Government Advocate. Appeared in Civil, Constitutional, Banking and Arbitration matters and on behalf of RBI, SEBI, SIDBI & other Statutory Authorities. Elevated as Judge of the Calcutta High Court on 13thApril, 2011

Kurukshetra District of Haryana at a Glance

About Kurukshetra District :

In the very first verse of Bhagwad-Gita (धर्मक्षेत्रे कुरुक्षेत्रे समवेता युयुत्सवः | मामकाः पाण्डवाश्चैव किम् अकुर्वत संजय ||), Kurukshetra is described as DHARAMKSHETRA i.e. ‘Region of righteousness’. Kurukshetra is a place of great historical and religious importance, revered all over the country for its sacred association with the Vedas and the Vedic Culture. It was here that the battle of Mahabharat was fought and Lord Krishna preached His Philosophy of ‘KARMA’ as enshrined in the Holy Bhagwad-Gita, to Arjuna at Jyotisar. According to Hindu mythology, the Kurukshetra is spread over, a circuit of about 48 KOS which includes a large number of holy places, temples and Sacred tanks connected with the religious events/rituals, Mahabharat War and Kurus, the ancestor of Kouravas and Pandavs. Kurukshetra is intimately related to the Aryan civilization and its growth all along the sacred river Saraswati.

It is believed that all the holy waters of all sacred rivers flow/converge into Kurukshetra’s Sannehit Sarovar, at the time of Somavati Amavasya & Solar eclipse. It is believed that those who visit this area reside here, take bath in the tanks, or die in Kurukshetra go to heaven after death. The Mahabharata states that one who dies at Kurukshetra attains salvation after death. It is said that the Almighty God after having perfomed, divine, yajnas created the universe here.
It is the land where the sage Manu penned his ‘Manusmriti’ and where learned ‘rishis’ compiled the Rig Veda and Sama Veda.Kurukshetra is named after King Kuru, who also performed a supreme sacrifice to bring prosperity to the land and his people.

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Tourist Places :

Brahma Sarovar :

Brahma Sarovar, as its name suggests, is a water tank in Thanesar in Haryana. It is considered sacred by Hindus and is incredibly beautiful. It is said that the water inside the tank is sacred and used by people internally as well as externally to take a bath and attain salvation. It has been currently renovated and equipped with modern state-of-the-art facilities. The tank has the dimensions of 3600 length and 1500 breadth. It has been given a rectangular shape.

Legend has it that the universe was created by Lord Brahma from the land of Kurukshetra after yajna took place. This Brahma Sarovar is believed to be the support of the civilisation and has also been mentioned in the eleventh century AD memory of Al Beruni who was also called Kitab-ul-Hind

Krishna Museum :

Founded in 1987, Krishna Museum houses various artifacts of Lord Krishna and Krishna’s incarnations from 1st Century AD to 11th Century AD. The museum housing six galleries also showcases the statues in the forms as described in the Bhagavata Purana and Mahabharata.

The exhibits in the galleries consist of exquisite woodcarvings, wooden panels, bronze casting, ivory works, palm- leaf etchings, stone sculptures, archaeological artifacts and miniature paintings. There is also a tableaux made from Papier-mache and clay, based on Bhagavata and Mahabharata

Sthaneshwar Mahadev :

It is said that the Pandavas obtained the blessings of Lord Shiva in Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple. The tank in the premises of the temple is believed to possess healing properties and has also healed Banasura’s leprosy.

Archeologists trace the architecture of the temple to Sthaneshwar, an ancient capital of Harsha Vardhana. One can see the roof of the temple shaped like an amla dome with lofty pinnacles. The temple houses an ancient statue of the Shiva Linga which is believed to be the first idol of Shiva in the phallic form

Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple :

It is said that the Pandavas obtained the blessings of Lord Shiva in Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple. The tank in the premises of the temple is believed to possess healing properties and has also healed Banasura’s leprosy.

Archeologists trace the architecture of the temple to Sthaneshwar, an ancient capital of Harsha Vardhana. One can see the roof of the temple shaped like an amla dome with lofty pinnacles. The temple houses an ancient statue of the Shiva Linga which is believed to be the first idol of Shiva in the phallic form

Karnal District of Haryana at a Glance

About Karnal District :

Karnal is one of Historical Districts of Haryana. It is also known as a city of ‘Daanveer Karn’. It is known all over the world for production of Rice, Wheat and Milk. It is also known for agriculture research Institutions like NDRI, CSSRI, Wheat Research Directorate, National Bureau of Animal Genetics Resources, Sugarcane Breeding Institute etc

Karnal is important city on Delhi Ambala Rail Line & Sher Shah Suri Marg (G.T.Road), connected with all important places in the country. It is 123 Kilometer from Delhi & 130 Kilometer from Chandigarh. Karnal District lies on the western Bank of river Yamuna which once flows about 11 Kilometer. to the east forming eastern boundary of the district. The river Yamuna separates Haryana from Utter Pardesh. The Karnal Distt. including Panipat lies between 29’09’50” and 29’50’ North latitude and 76 31′ 15″ and 77 12’45” East longitude, its height from sea level is between 235 and 252 meters. The Karnal Distt. is surrounded by Kurukshetra District on its north-west, jind & Kaithal Distt. on its west, Panipat Distt. on its south and Utter Pradesh on east.

Yamuna River forms eastern boundary of the district and flows from north to south. The district is a part of the Ganga-Sindus (Indo-Gangestic) plains and has a well spread net work of western Yamuna canal. Its geographical area has been divided in to three agroclimatic regions, Khadar, Bhangar and Nardak belt. Khadar starts from Indri-Karnal road one mile away from Karnal covering the area in between Yamuna river and National Highway Road No.1 upto Patti-Kalyana village. Bhangar area starts from west of Khadar area covering Gharaunda, development block. The nardak area lies in Nissing, Nilokheri and Assandh development block. However, its water is saline and not fit for irrigation

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Cantonment Church Tower :

Being a fine example of the unique architectural style of the British era, Cantonment Church Tower stands tall in Karnal. The tower is about thirty-five meters high and has an ornamental cross on the top. The tower is visible from a radius of 7 km around the church. The church was dedicated to St. James, a disciple of Jesus Christ. The church got dismantled when the cantonment was shifted from Karnal to Ambala however the tower was permitted to stand here. Adjacent the tower is a cemetery of the European soldiers on the left side. Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage has certified this Cantonment Church Tower to be a historic monument of the country.

Qualander Shah’s Tomb :

Built in the memory of Bo-Ali-Qualander Shah, the famous Muslim sage, this place of honour was constructed by Ghias-ud-din Tughlaq, the ruler of Delhi. The well sculpted memorial was constructed in marble. The tomb is important because of the stories that are related to Qualander Shah. This Sufi sage was famous for his new-age thinking and his ideas that have been respected and appreciated by people of all religions. The saint was said to be blessed with miraculous powers. The tomb premises are fenced by walls and hoses beautiful fountains and lush garden surrounding the tomb.

Karnal Fort :

 

Built in the mid eighteenth century by Raja Ganpat Singh, Karnal Fort now houses an important office of the city. Being conquered by different Emperors in different eras, Karnal Fort has seen glorious victories and unimpressive declines of the rulers. Conquered by the Marathas from Raja Bhag Singh, Karnal Fort has been a witness of the tussles between the Sikhs and the Marathas until Karnal was overtaken by the British. The fort was used a jail during the initial British-Raj. The stately construction of the fort is outstanding and it is known as the Old Fort by the locals

Pukka Pul :

 

Pukka Pul is also known as Sayad’s Shrine is located at a distance of 7 km from the main city of Karnal and is considered to be a sacred monument by the Muslims. The shrine is in the vicinity of the Mughal Bridge and is known for having powers to counter the ghostly spirits and cure serious diseases. Every Thursday the shrine is illuminated with lamps. Devotees around the world come here to seek the blessings so as to lead a positive life ahead.

Karnal has been a city of historical importance from the time of Mahabharata. The place has been a spectator of different eras and been a part of the Indian history. Karnal or the Karnabhoomi will leave you mesmerised with the ancient stories that the city contains

 

 

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