Allahabad Fort

Allahabad, Illahabad, Prayagraj, or Prayag is widely known as the Prime Minister Capital of India because it has produced seven out of fifteen prime ministers since the time of independence. It is the seventh most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and thirty-eighth in India. Allahabad city lies close to the Triveni Sangam (i.e., three-river confluence) – the sangam of the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati rivers. As Kaushambi, it was serving as the capital of Kuru rulers of Hastinapur. The city of Prime Ministers was also a provincial capital in the Mughal Empire during the period of Jahangir. Since then, it has been a cultural, political, and administrative centre of the Doab region.

What are the popular names of Allahabad?

  1. Abode of the God
  2. Sangam City
  3. City of Prime Ministers

What are the famous places to see in Allahabad?

  1. Company Gardens Allahabad
  2. Triveni Sangam Allahabad
  3. Anand Bhavan
  4. All Saints Cathedral
  5. Hanuman Mandir
  6. Khusro Bagh
  7. New Yamuna Bridge
  8. Allahabad Fort
  9. Allahabad University
  10. Akshaya Vat

Uttar Pradesh has given 8 of India’s 14 prime ministers

Having maximum numbers of Lok Sabha seats, Uttar Pradesh is India’s most politically influential state. UP would be the fifth most populous country in the world if it was an independent nation. The people living in this state witness an election spread over a month. And the election makes a great impact on the national election. By producing eight of India’s fourteen prime ministers, this state has played the most important role in India’s political landscape.

Who were the Prime Ministers from Allahabad?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. Rajiv Gandhi
  5. Gulzarilal Nanda
  6. Vishwanath Pratap Singh
  7. Chandra Shekhar

What is the best time to visit Allahabad?

Allahabad, blessed with a humid subtropical climate, offers an annual mean temperature of 26.1°C. The people living in this city experience three seasons: a dry, hot summer; hot, humid monsoon; and dry, cool winter. Summer lasts from March to September with a maximum temperature of 48°C. Winter runs from December to February with an average minimum temperature of 9°C. The monsoon of Allahabad starts in June, and lasts till August. However, the maximum temperature ever recorded was 48°C, and the minimum temperature ever recorded was −2°C. The highest monthly rainfall received the city is 333 mm.

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