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  • Kashi old town on the banks of Ganges, not so ancient city in the world: Varanasi

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    Kashi was the original town of Varanasi. According to mythology, Kashi Nagar was founded by Hindu Lord Shiva almost 5000 years ago, [1] which is why it is today an important pilgrimage site. This is one of the sacred occults of Hindus.

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    Varanasi city is considered to be at least 3000 years old. Even the muslin and silk have been a commercial and industrial center for fabrics, perfumes, elephant teeth and crafts. Birth of Gautam Buddha 567 BC During the period, Varanasi Kashi used to be the capital of the state.

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    The famous Chinese traveler, Hiuen Tsang, has described the city as the center of religious, educational and artistic activities and its expanses have been written up to 5 km along the river Ganga.

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    Kashi is a big old town on the Ganges coast. Not too many cities are as ancient as this one. Thousands of years ago, some nights were laid on the foundation of this city. Then only the clothes and silver business started here.

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    The white people snatched their city. These were big fighters, they were not home-door, nor were real estate. They called themselves Arya ie Great and Great. The Aryans had their own castes and families. One of his royal houses also came in Kashi.

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    Even in Ayodhya, his Rajkul settled. He used to call the king Ikshvaku's total, that is, the sun rush Chandra dynasty was established in Kashi. Hundreds of years, Chandra Vanshi Raja of Bharat Rajkul ruled on Kashi Nagar.

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    Kashi was then from the eastern cities of the Aryans, in the east was the border of his kingdom. Beyond this, the country of the East was considered impure.

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    Mahabharata period: In the Mahabharata pre-Magadha, King Jarasand ruled, and Kashi also fell into the same empire. The daughters of the Aryans were married by Swayamvar. Bhisma, father of Pandavas and Kauravas, abducted three daughters Amba, Ambika and Ambalika, in a self-propaganda. As a result of this kidnapping, Kashi and Hastinapur became hostile.

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    Later, the flood of Ganga flooded the Hathinapur capital of the Pandavas, then Pandavas started living in the present Allahabad district with the new capital of Kaushambi on the Yamuna coast. His state was called Vatsa and now Vatsa was the right place in place of Magadha on Kashi.

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    Afterwards, the Rajkul of BrahmaDutt came to power on Kashi. In that total, the great pundit became ruler. Knowledge and Panditai Brahmins had reached Kshatriyas. In his contemporary Punjab, Raja Ashwapati was in Kaikey Rajkul. Only then King Swahin Zabali played the sting of his knowledge in the Panchal of Ganga-Yamuna.

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    In Janakpur, Mithila, the rulers of Vidheyas were born, whose pundits such as Yagnavalkya used to do scholars like Gyan Maharishi and Gargi in the court. His contemporary Kashi was King Ajatshatru of the kingdom.

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    Varanasi became an independent Kashi state in the 18th century and under the later British rule, it was a major commercial and religious center. In 1910, the British administration made Varanasi a new Indian state and made Ramnagar its headquarters, but there was nothing on its jurisdiction.

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    Kashi Naresh still lives in Ramnagar fort. This fort is situated on the banks of the Ganga in the east of Varanasi town. Ramnagar Fort was built by Kashi Naresh Raja Balwant Singh in the 18th Century with Uttam Chunar sandstone.

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    Ramnagar fort and its museum are now preserved in the historical heritage of the kings of Benaras. And from the 18th century Kashi was the official residence of the King. Even today Kashi is honored in the people of Naresh Nagar.

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    India's most important Gangetic river, which covers the distance of 2,510 km (km) in India and Bangladesh, from the Himalayas in Uttarakhand to the Sunderban in the Bay of Bengal, it irrigates the vast terrain.

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    In this river many species of fish and crocodile are found, rare dolphins are also found in fresh water. It contributes significantly to the development of agriculture, tourism, adventure sports and industries. And also provides water supply to the towns on the coast.