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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Why is it in News?

This year (2019) marks the 100th year of the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy.


Kulhadar Miniature Painting

What are the Different Styles of Indian Painting?

Indian Paintings can be broadly classified into two groups:

1. Mural Paintings- Found predominantly before 11th Century A.D.

2. Miniature Painting- Found predominantly after 11th Century A.D.


Tholpavakoothu

Tholpavakoothu is a form of shadow puppetry that is practiced in Kerala


Ambubachi Mela

The Ambubachi Mela is an annual Hindu fair held at the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, Assam. It is four day fair to mark the menstruation of Kamakhya Goddess.


Theyyam

About the Dance form:

  • Theyyam is derived from a Sanskrit word

Gita Govind

Why is it in news?

The Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) in Kolkata displayed the handwritten script of Gita Govind from the 17th century to mark International Mother Language Day (21 February).


Battle Of Sinhagad

Why is it in News?

The original commemorative memorial of Tanaji Malusare was recently found while restoring the Sinhagad Fort, 35 km from Pune. Tanaji Malusare was a Maratha warrior after whom Shivaji is said to have named Sinhagad Fort (Lion


Kattaikoothu

Why is it in News?

The Kattaikkuttu Sangam recently completed the performance of their drama


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