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Hanoz Patel
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V. H. Sonawane
  Introduction   Champaner (22º29’N 73º32’E), the flourishing capital of medieval Gujarat during the 15th–16th century, is located in the Halol Taluka of the Panchmahal district of Gujarat. It is situated about 45 kilometres to the north-east of Vadodara and 42 kilometres to the south-west of…
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Hanoz Patel
Introduction The city of Champaner and the hill of Pavagadh lie 45 kilometres to the north-east of Vadodara and 42 kilometres to the south-west of Godhra in the Panchmahal district. The city of Champaner is sprawled over six square kilometres near the foot of the Pavagadh Hill, which rises…
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Hanoz Patel
Champaner is located in Panchmahal district, a few kilometres away from Vadodara at the foot of Pavagadh Hill in Gujarat. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is studded with 114 monuments, of which only 39 are maintained by the ASI. This module gives a detailed…
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Sayantani Chatterjee
  Introduction   Sundarbans is a group of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal stretching from 24 Parganas district of West Bengal in India to Bagerhat district in southern Bangladesh. Part of the world's largest delta (also known as Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta), Sundarbans is one of the largest…
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Ayan Ghosh
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Rashmi Dutta Dey
  Introduction   Sundarbans is a part of the largest delta in the world which is formed by the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghna. The region is a swamp adjacent to both the plains and the sea and is intersected by several river tributaries, creeks and canals. Although the topography makes the…
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Sayantani Chatterjee
Sundarbans is the world’s largest contiguous mangrove forest created at the confluence of the deltas of Rivers Brahmaputra, Ganga and Meghna. The delta spreads across the countries of India and Bangladesh covering 80,000 km2 with 38 per cent of  the area in India and the remaining in Bangladesh. In…
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  Balasubramaniam, R. 2009. New insights on the modular planning of the Taj Mahal. Current Science, 97(1):42-49. (Available at: http://www.currentscience.ac.in/Downloads/article_id_097_01_0042_0049_0.pdf)   Begley, W.E. 1979. The myth of the Taj Mahal and a new theory of its symbolic meaning. The…
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  Asher, C.B. and Asher, C.E.B., 1992. Architecture of Mughal India (Vol. 4). Cambridge University Press.   Gupta, Narayani. 2011. Let’s Explore Humayun’s Tomb. Director General, Archaeological Survey of India in collaboration with Aga Khan Trust for Culture   Koch, E., 1991. Mughal Architecture.…
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