What is the capital of India before Kolkata?

Which is the first capital of the India?

Calcutta is the first capital of India. In 13 February 1931 Delhi became the capital of India, shifting Calcutta. The capital was shifted from Calcutta as Delhi was the financial and political seat of many earlier empires and was located closer to the geographical center of India.

Is Kolkata the capital of India?

Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is located in eastern India on the east bank of the River Bhagirathi-Hooghly (Ganga). … Kolkata was the capital of the British Indian empire until 1911, when the capital was relocated to Delhi.

What’s the capital of Pakistan?

Which city is known as Golden city?

Jaisalmer– It is called the “Golden City” because the yellow golden sand gives a golden shadow to the city and its neighbouring areas. The town also stands on a fold of yellowish sandstone, crowned by a fort, picturing the town “Yellow” or “Golden”. It is a city in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

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Is Kolkata a poor city?

Calcutta is unique among Indian cities. Not for its poverty and destitution, although it has become world famous for that. … It straddles the port city and it took more than 15 years to build by hand. But Calcuttans and outsiders will tell you that it is the one place in the city that is spotless.

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