What if the iconic khadaus (wooden slippers) walked their way out of the libraries and museums? What if they raged a march to freedom yet again? What if…? “Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as the Father of the Nation, was an Indian activist who led the Independence movement against the British. His non-violent ways and peaceful methods…”. My daughter was busy memorizing the lines, trying to get the facts and dates correct. History exams were slated…Read More
Photo by Lucky Trips from Pexels Independence Day – Get Craftsy! Let’s jump to celebration mode as Independence Day is soon approaching. If you plan to get crafty with little munchkins at home or in school, we have a few tricolor crafts on mind that your kids will definitely love. If you have already tried a hand on pulses flag, Tiranga Rangoli, Tricolor Popsicle stick coasters, Handprint flag on paper, it is time to celebrate Independence Day with these…Read More
Independence day is almost here and the air around is redolent with feelings of pride and respect! One of the few things that kindle our patriotism is songs. Songs that are played over and over again every Independence or Republic Day! 10 favourite songs to awaken the patriot in every Indian Ae mere vatan ke logon Maa Tujhe Salaam Mile Sur Mera Tumhara Chodo Kal ke baatein Nanha Munna Raahi Hoon Bharathada Jana Bharathiya Mana Idhu Indiya…Read More
India is a rich nation because of its diversity, history, culture, cuisine, people, religion, architecture, languages and so much more. Her history ranges from the famous Indus Valley Civilization; to the ruling of the British Regime and finally to her fighting a long battle and winning her freedom. Here are some hand picked books to kindle the patriot in you!Read More
Every 26th January, people gather on New Delhi’s Rajpath amidst a colourful jamboree of fluttering flags, marching soldiers and dancing children. What is celebrated on this day is at the heart of our democracy-the magnificent Constitution of India. Republic day is the day the Constitution of India came into force. This marked the day the Government of India Act of 1935 was replaced with the Constitution of India. This document didn’t only lay down the law…Read More
We are proud to be citizens of a country that is known for its diversity and cultural ethnicity across the globe. Today, we celebrate our 71st Republic Day and like always, Republic Day is very special to all Indians. This is the day when India became a sovereign nation. Do you know why we celebrate Republic Day? Do you know how it is different from 15th August – our Independence day? Here are some interesting…Read More
Dusshera isn’t just a festival but a celebration of life. Come October and the country drapes itself in vibrant colours, some adorning an elaborate festive grandeur while others wrapped in quirky stories and intriguing ceremonies. A multitude of beliefs and a host of rituals, this festival is a true reflection of the cultural diversity of a country dipped in ancient traditions and mythology.
This Dussehra, plan an exciting journey to places that celebrate stories you didn’t know and magnificence you never witnessed.