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Medha Deshmukh Bhaskaran
The great 17th-century Maratha leader, Chhatrapati Shivaji, is known for his military strategy and diplomacy. While he commanded over 300 forts during his reign, it’s interesting to analyse how Pratapgad—the site of the famous battle between Shivaji and Afzal Shah in 1659, and the first and only…
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Utpala Desai
Rās narrates tales of Lord Krishna Introduction Rās, popularly known as dandiya rās is one of the most popular folk dances of Gujarat. Associated with agricultural activities, it can be termed as occupational dancing of farmers.  Dandiya rās takes its name from dandiya, a pair of wooden sticks,…
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