Archana Singh

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Shiva Linga

Lingam Shiva Linga is also known as the lingam, ling, Shiv ling. It represents the most important Hindu deity, Lord Shiva which is placed in the temples to worship. Shiva Lingam is worshipped by the Hindu devotees as a symbol of energy and potential of God. Shiva linga is considered by the people as Shiva …

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Jayapur Village

About Jayapur Jayapur village is located near Rajatalab and around 1 kilometer from the Bada Lalpur village in the Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh state around 24 km from the Varanasi city. It comes under the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This village is adopted by Narendra Modi under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.

Avatars of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva Avatars Lord Shiva is considered as the supreme God in the Hinduism. For setting up an ideal work on the earth in front of his creatures, he had taken variety of the avatars and incarnations. Some of his avatars are related to protecting his devotees from the devils and proud Gods as well. …

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Ravidas

Who was Sant Ravidas Shri Guru Sant Ravidas Ji was a great Saint, philosopher, poet, social reformer, and follower of God in India during the 15th century. He was one of the most famous and leading stars of the nirguna sampradaya (sant parampara) and was one of the prominent leaders of the North Indian Bhakti …

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Where is Varanasi

Varanasi is a spiritual city of North India located on the banks of the Gange River (at 80.71 m elevation from river) in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city has covered around 112.26 km² of the area. Varanasi city is located at the Latitude 25.317644 and Longitude 82.973915.

Varanasi Weather

  Varanasi is the city of real pleasure and enjoyment naturally which is located at the bank of the River Gange. So, it has almost enjoyable climate whole year but there are some fluctuations according to the types of natural seasons.

Facts about Varanasi

Facts of Varanasi: Popularly known as: Benares Banaras Benaras Varanasi Kashi Nickname: The spiritual capital of India Coordinates: 25°16′55″N 82°57′23″E / 25.282°N 82.9563°E / 25.282; 82.9563 Country: India State: Uttar Pradesh District: Varanasi Government: Mayor Ram Gopal Mohle (BJP) Area of City: 1,550 km2 (600 sq mi) Elevation: 80.71 m (264.80 ft) Population of Varanasi …

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Holi 2023

Holi Festival Holi is a festival of colors which brings a lot of happiness, joy and makes everyone’s life more colorful. People enjoy the festival of holi every year in the Varanasi city and all around the country to have great joy. Holi is the indication of advent of spring season where everyone flooding out …

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Nakkatayya

History and Legend of Nakkatayya Nakkatayya festival is celebrated at Chetganj in Varanasi. It is an event from the great Indian epic, the Ramayana which is commemorated for the slitting of the nose of Supernkha (sister of the Ravan, the devil King) by the Lakshman (younger brother of the Lord Ram). It is considered that …

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Nag Nathaiya

Nag Nathaiya 2016 Nag Nathaiya 2016 would be celebrated by the people in India on 3rd of November, at Thursday. Nag Nathaiya 2015 Nag Nathaiya 2015 was celebrated by the people in India on 15th of November, at Sunday. Nag Nathaiya 2014 Nag Nathaiya 2014 was celebrated by the people on 27th of October, at …

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Dhrupad Mela 2016

Dhrupad Mela 2016 Dhrupad Mela 2016 would be celebrated by the people from 28th of February (Sunday) to the 5th of March (Saturday). Dhrupad Mela 2015 Dhrupad Mela 2015 was celebrated by the people from 15th of February (Sunday) to the 17th of February (Tuesday). Dhrupad Mela 2014 Dhrupad Mela 2014 was celebrated by the …

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Bharat Milap

History Varanasi is a famous city for variety of fairs and festivals. It is a city where at least two festivals are celebrated every month. Everybody waits very eagerly for the coming of new events and next festivals. Celebration of the fairs and festivals goes on all round the year, one after another in this …

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Hanuman Jayanti

Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated in Varanasi, India to remember the birth of God Hanuman. Hanuman Vanara avatar is considered as the Rudra avatar of the Lord Shiva. Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated each year in the Shukla Paksha (Chaitra Pournimaa) of the month of Chaitra.

Ganga Dashahara

Ganga Dashahara is celebrated every year between May and June. Hindu people celebrate this festival very significantly because Ganga was fall down at this day from heaven to earth. According to the Hindu calendar, Ganga Dashahara or dashami is celebrated (at tenth day of the month) in waxing moon of the month of Jyestha.

Ramlila

Ramlila is a dramatic presentation of the whole life of Lord Rama, which starts from the history of Rama of his young age and ends up with the battle for 10 days between the Lord Ram and Ravan. According to the great Hindu epic Ramayana, Ram Leela is an old religious and cultural tradition that …

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Diwali Festival

About Diwali Diwali is commonly known as the festival of lights. It is a traditional festival and has more importance for Hindus. It is celebrated by Hindu families together by doing some traditional activities near about mid-October or mid-November for different reasons. In Hinduism, it is celebrated as a great festival of the year at …

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Varanasi Railway Station

Varanasi Junction Railway Station Station Code: BSB Zone: Northern Railway, North Eastern Railway Division: Lucknow (NR) Lines: Varanasi-Lucknow line Varanasi-Kanpur line Varanasi-Allahabad line Varanasi–Rae Bareli–Lucknow line Platforms: 9 Tracks: 13 Parking: Available Baggage check: Not Available Varanasi railway Junction is commonly known as Varanasi Cantt Railway Station which is one of the highest revenue generating …

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Varanasi History

History of Varanasi Varanasi, a most famous and oldest inhabited city of the world, originally known as the Kashi (Kashi word was derived from the ‘Kasha’ which means the brightness). Varanasi is renowned by many names, some of are Brahma Vardha, Anandakanana, Avimuktaka, Mahasmasana, Kasi, Sudarsana, Surandhana and Ramya. Currently Kashi is known by the …

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Varanasi Ghats

There are nearly 100 ghats in the Varanasi city. The famous and oldest ghats of all these are the Dashashwamegha, Manikarnika and Harishchandra Ghat. Some of the ghats are made there by Hindu rulers such as Ahilya Bai Holkar of Malwa region, Peshwa’s of Gwalior, Man Singh of Amber, Jai Singh of Jaipur etc. Some …

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Varanasi Culture

Culture of Varanasi Varanasi is the oldest city of India known as the “City of God”, situated near the banks of the Ganges. It is most crowded city because of the narrow winding lanes that are taken by road-side markets and Hindu temples. Banaras is famous for its great culture and a popular destination for …

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Varanasi airport

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport Babatpur Varanasi Airport Name: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport Airport Code: VNS Distance from City: 18 Kms. Direction from City: 18 Kms. (North-West) Runway Length : 7238 ft. Runway Elevation : 266 ft. Longitude: 82° 51’ 34” E Latitude : 25° 27’ 8” N World Area Code : 733 GMT Offset …

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Sunbeam School

Sunbeam School Sunbeam School Varanasi The founders of the Sunbeam School are Dr. Amrit lal Ishrat Madhok and Mrs. Deesh Ishrat Madhok. Sunbeam was established in the year 1972 in order to fulfill the holistic educational needs of the modern students society in the Varanasi. It was first started from a small rented apartment. Within …

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ST Johns School

St. John’s School ST Johns School Varanasi St. John’s School is a private school located in the Varanasi, India associated to the committee for the CISCE, New Delhi. St. John’s School was started in 1964. Around 8,400 students are enrolled at St. John’s School and getting quality education.

CM Anglobengali College

About College CM Anglobengali college is located in Varanasi, has a big sports ground with the expert coach to teach about games. Students at CM Anglobengali College have won numerous awards in the district as well as state level sports competition.

Bhai Dooj 2016

About Bhai Dooj or Bhai Duj Bhai Dooj, Bhau-beej or Bhaiya Duj is celebrated by Hindus in Benares very happily in the traditional and cultural way. It is generally based on the relationship of the brother and sister, a great festival in Hinduism. People celebrate the festival of Bhai duj on the last day means …

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Dhanteras 2016

About Dhanteras Dhanteras is a first day festival of the great and famous Hindu festival, Diwali which is the five-days long festival and celebrated in Varanasi and traditionally all over the India. Dhanteras festival is celebrated on triodasi of the Krishna Paksha (the dark fortnight).

Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivaratri Festival Maha Shivaratri or Maha Sivaratri/padmarajarathri is a great festival in Hinduism, celebrated annually with the devotion and religious enthusiasm in the honor of the Lord Shiva, deities of Hindu Trinity. The literal meaning of Shivaratri is “The Great Night of Lord Shiva”. According to the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated in the …

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Ganga Mahotsav

In Hinduism, the Gange is an ever-changing and ever-flowing sacred river from ages. Gange is the Goddess of washing sin of the people from the era according to the Hindu mythology. People come to the Gange and take a holy bath to wash out their sin.

Fairs and Festivals in Varanasi

Varanasi, Banaras, Benaras or Kashi is the much admired pilgrimage and tourist place in India for the Hindus all over the world. Varanasi is full of prosperous cultural customs and traditions which makes this city a “Cultural and Traditional Capital of India”.

Dev Diwali

Dev Diwali is one of the famous festivals of Hindu which is celebrated in Benares on the occasion of Kartik Poornima. It is started by the holy Vedic mantras (chanted by priests to please and welcome the God), sparkling fire crackers and lighting a bunch of Diyas at the ghats.

Varanasi Photos

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Kabir Math

जब में था तब हरी नहीं, अब हरी है में नाहि | सब अँधियारा मिट गया, जब दीपक देखया माहि || Jab Mein Tha Tab Hari Nahin‚ Ab Hari Hai Mein Nahin, Sab Andhiyara Mit Gaya‚ Jab Deepak Dekhya Mahin Kabir Math Varanasi Kabir Math is located at Lahartara, Varanasi on the Saint Kabir road. …

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Satuva Baba

Shri Satuwa Baba Maharaj ji was a great and popular saint in the Varanasi. He was admired and honored by the thousands of pilgrims all across the India. Shri Satuwa Baba Maharaj was born in 1913 in a rural Brahmin family in the Sankarpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. His spiritual nature was God gifted. He was …

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Kabir Das

Kabir Das Jayanti It is considered that the great poet, Saint Kabir Das, was born in the month of Jyestha on Purnima in the year 1440. That’s why Saint Kabir Das Jayanti or birthday anniversary is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm by his followers and loved ones on the Purnima of Jyestha that lies …

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Tailang swami

Tailang swami *Image rights belong to the owner Trailanga Swami (also called as Tailang Swami or Telang Swami) was a great Hindu yogi lived in the Varanasi. He was famous for his divine powers and regarded as a renowned stature of the Bengal. There are many stories behind him about his spiritual and yogic powers. …

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Tulsidas

Biography of Tulsidas He was the composer of the original Ramayana into Sanskrit. He lived in Varanasi till his death. The name of Tulsi ghat has been kept after him. He was the greatest poet of Hindi literature and founded the temple Sankat mochan. Goswami Tulsidas was a great Hindu poet as well as saint, reformer, and philosopher …

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Sushrut

Maharishi Shushruta is a legendry scholar of the Indian medical science and founding father of surgery. 2600 Yrs ago Maharishi Shushruta together with his colleagues had conducted the variety of complex surgeries such as caesareans, artificial limbs, cataract, urinary stones, fractures, and most specially the plastic surgery. A famous book (Shalya Tantra) has been described …

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Kinaram Baba

Biography of Kinaram Baba Aghoracharya Baba Kinaram was born on the Aghor Chaturdashi in the Bhadrapad in 1601 A.D at the Ramgarh village of the Chandauli district near Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is believed that, after birth he had started to cry after three days of his birth by the blessings of …

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Annie Besant

Annie Besant Facts: Born: on 1st of October in 1847 at Clapham, London, United Kingdom Died: on 20th of September in 1933 at age of 85 in Adyar, Madras Presidency, British India Nationality: British Also known as: Annie Wood Famous for: Theosophist, women’s rights activist, writer and orator. Family: Spouse: Clergyman Frank Besant Children: Arthur …

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Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya

Born: 25 December 1861 in Allahabad Died: 12 November 1946 in Varanasi Award: Bharat Ratna in 2014 Known for: Role in Indian independence movement, President of Indian National Congress, Founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), One of the founders of Scouting in India, Founders of English-newspaper ‘The Leader’ Profession: Educationist, Journalist, Lawyer, Politician, Freedom Activist

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri Facts: 2nd Prime Minister of India: In office: From 9th June 1964 to 11th January 1966 President: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Preceded by: Jawaharlal Nehru Succeeded by: Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)

Jaishankar Prasad

Jaishankar Prasad Biography Jaishankar Prasad, a most celebrated personality related to the modern Hindi literature and Hindi theatre, was born at 30th January in the year 1889 and died at 14th January in the year 1937. He was a great Indian poet, novelist and dramatist, born in the simple madheshiya Teli Vaisya family of the …

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Dr. Sampuranand

Biography of the Dr. Sampurnanand Dr. Sampurnanand, a teacher and a politician in the Uttar Pradesh state of the India, was born at 1st January in the year 1891 in the Varanasi city. And he was died at 7th March in the year 1969 in the Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He belonged to the great family …

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Munshi Premchand

Munshi Premchand Biography of Munshi Premchand Munshi Premchand, Hindustani literature (Upanyas Samrat) and Indian writer (novel writer, story writer, and dramatist), was born in the year 1880 on the 31st of July in the Lamhi village (near Varanasi). He is a famous writer of the early 20th century. He left us on the 8th of …

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Hajari Prasad Dwivedi

Biography of Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi Acharya Hazari Prasad Dwivedi was born at 19th August 1907 and died at 19th May 1979. He was born in the traditional family of the village (Dubey-ka-Chhapra) in the Ballia district of the Uttar Pradesh state. His father was a Sanskrit Scholar named Pandit Anamol Dwivedi. His early education …

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Pandit Vikas Maharaj

Biography of the Pandit Vikash Maharaj Pandit Vikash Maharaj, a great sarod maestro known as the great Indian musician, was born in the year 1957 in the Banaras Gharana in the professional music family in Varanasi. He is the famous personality of India of the 14th generation. As being the sarod player he was inspired …

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Gopi Krishna

Gopi Krishna Biography Gopi Krishna, a great personality in Kathak and famous as an Indian dancer, actor and choreographer related to the Banaras Gharana in Varanasi. He has performed his awesome performances which are marked by the unique interpretation. Gopi Krishna was born at 22nd August in the year 1935 in the Calcutta and died …

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Sitara Devi

Sitara Devi Kathak Dancer Sitara Devi is a well known classical Kathak dancer of India, born at the day of great Indian festival Diwali in Kolkata in 1920. As she was born on Dipawali, she has also named as Dhanalakshmi (nickname of which is Dhanno). She belongs to the Brahmin family of the Varanasi. Her …

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Smt. Girja Devi

Girija Devi was born in 1929 in Varanasi India. She is an Indian classical singer from Banaras gharana. Recognitions and awards: Awarded with the Padma Shri in 1972. Awarded with Padma Bhushan in 1989. Got Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1977. Got Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 2010. Awarded with Maha Sangeet Samman Award in …

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Pandit Kishan Maharaj

Biography of Kishan Maharaj Pandit Kishan Maharaj, a famous Indian tabla player, born at 3rd September 1923 in the Kabir Chaura, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was born at the propitious Hindu festival day named Sri Krishna Janamashtami in the family related to the professional music. Kishan Maharaj has passed away recently at his 84 at …

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Rajan-Sajan Mishra

Biography of the Rajan Sajan Mishra Rajan and Sajan Mishra (both are bothers), a khyal style singer of the Indian classical music. Khyal style singing is considered as the 300 years old style of the Banaras gharana. Mishra brothers have been performing their art of singing all across the India as well as the world. …

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Smt. N. Rajam

Biography of the Smt. N. Rajam Smt. N. Rajam, a renowned violin master (brilliant solo violinist) and Hindustani classical music performer, was born in the professional music family of the Chennai in the year 1938. Vidwan A. Narayana Iyer, her father, was a great and well known model of the Carnatic Music. She has learned …

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Kanthe Maharaj

Kanthe Maharaj Biography Kanthe Maharaj, a famous Indian Vadya Shiromani of the Banares Gharana, was born in the year 1880 in the Kabir Chaura Muhallah of the Varanasi city. And he has passed away at 1st August in the year 1970 (at his 90) in the Varanasi as well. He was very professional tabla player …

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Bismillah Khan

Biography of Bismillah Khan Ustad Bismillah Khan was a great Indian shehnai maestro of Benares and awarded with the Bharat Ratna in the year 2001 being the third classical musician. Bharat Ratna is the uppermost national honour in India. He got the fame worldwide for performing the shehnai more than eight decades. Birth history and …

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Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva कर्पूरगौरं करुणावतारं संसारसारम् भुजगेन्द्रहारम् । सदावसन्तं हृदयारविन्दे भवं भवानीसहितं नमामि ॥ Sawan Somvar 14th of July 2014 was the first day of starting of Sawan Somvar according to the Hindi month of Sawan. Sawan Somvar Vrat has very special significance for all the people living in India especially for unmarried youths (boys and …

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Malls in Varanasi

Malls in Varanasi: JHV mall (multiplex): The Mall, Cantonment, Varanasi IP mall Address: Sigra, Kabir Road Varanasi PDR mall Address: 42/148, Mishir Pokhra, Luxa Road, Varanasi, India Phone: +91 9792776111 IP Vijaya Mall Address: Bhelupura, Varanasi Spice kcm cineplex Address: Godowlia, Varanasi Indraprastha Mall: Naipokhari, Chaitganj Varanasi Indra Prasth Multiplex: Sigra Varanasi Koh-i-n-noor Stores: Durgakund Varanasi

Kashi Ashram

Varanasi has a variety of ashrams and muths which are known as the center for all spiritualism and religious activities. Varanasi is the living city of God whare Lord Shiva and Ganga always live. Varanasi is a very old city in India and the place of attraction for pilgrims and worshipers from each corner of world. For …

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Varanasi Guest House

There is a variety of guest houses in the Varanasi near the budget of pilgrims. The guest houses in Varanasi is well suited to the requirements of travelers located near to the traveler’s reach. Here you can find a list of guest houses in Benares:

Restaurants in Varanasi

Restaurant: Varanasi has several luxurious restaurants in order to fulfill its prestigious travelers requirement. Varanasi has become the most famous tourist place in India. Varanasi is always stand to respect guests as “Atithi Devo Bhavo” having cheap and budget restaurants. Here you can find a variety of Banaras restaurants:

RTO Varanasi

Address of RTO Varanasi New Office: Regional Transport Office Address: Babatpur Road, Near Gas Plant, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Old Office: Regional Transport Office Address: S-2/652-A, Main Road, Sarnath, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Phone number: +91-542-2585314

Udai Pratap Autonomous College

Udai Pratap Autonomous College is an autonomous college of University Grant Commission located in the northwestern area of Benares. It is built in about 100 acres of land. It is an academic institution running in the campus and managed by the Udai Pratap Educational Society.

Imania Arabic College

History Jamia-e-Imania is a religious educational institution in Varanasi which stands for Majma-ul-Uloom, Jamia-e-Imania. It was established on 15 Dec of 1866 as a Shia Religious Seminary for extending the Islamic studies and higher religious education in the Varanasi India. The founder of it was the Moulvi Khursheed Ali Khan by the proposal of the …

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Lalita Ghat Varanasi

History Lalita ghat was built by the late King of the Nepal in the northern region of the Varanasi at the bank of the River Gange. A wooden temple of the Keshav with the image of the Pashupateshwar (sign of the Lord Shiva) has also built here at the Lalita ghat in the typical Kathmandu …

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Scindia Ghat

History Scindia Ghat is also famous as the Shinde Ghat in the Kashi. There is a temple of the Lord Shiva at this ghat which has been somewhat underwater in the Gange River because of the heavy weight and old construction of the ghat which is around 150 years ago.

BHEL Varanasi

BHEL, means the Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited, is the most famous engineering and manufacturing company in India. It manufactures equipments for the power plants. The BHEL was established in the year 1964 as a heavy electrical equipment making industry of the India.  It has great performance record and high turnover annually. It provides a variety …

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Glenhill School

Glenhill School Varanasi Glenhill School is located near to the Manduadih railway station, Varanasi, Up and spread out in 4 acres ground. It has itself a very high standard focusing at the comprehensive, artistic, touching, intellectual as well as corporeal functioning of each and every student. This is very leading and foremost public school in …

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Army Public School

Army Public School Varanasi The Army School in Benares is located at the Varanasi Cantt, Varanasi-221002, Uttar Pradesh. This school is managed by its principal, Mr. R. K. Singhal. The medium of the communication in this secondary school is English and operated by the Indian Army. The Army School was established to furnish all the …

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DPS Varanasi

About DPS Varanasi The DPS (Delhi Public School) is renowned all over the educational world for its day to day developing approach as well as dedication to the education quality. It has philosophic features such as distinction and diversity; it has great aim of educational leadership and academic achievements.

Kendriya Vidyalaya

Kendriya Vidyalaya Varanasi Kendriya Vidyalaya in Varanasi is located at many places. Some of are: KV, 39 GTC or Gorakha Training Center Cantt KV, DLW or Diesel Locomotive Works KV, B.H.U. or Banaras Hindu University History of Kendriya Vidyalaya, D.L.W. Varanasi Kendriya Vidyalaya of D.L.W. was established in the 1978. At that time around 400 …

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