India is the second biggest country in the world having a population of about 1 billion. It is situated on the Asian continent. India is the developed Asian country. Many of its cities are important from historical, cultural, economical and industrial point of view. Three of its major cities are New Delhi, Mumbai and Goa.
New Delhi, the capital territory of the Republic of India is bordered by Haryana on three sides by Uttar Pradesh. In history, it has served as a capital of various empires and kingdoms. The most populous city of India is New Delhi. About 25 million people live here. It is also the most populous urban agglomeration in India. It is also known as the world’s 2nd largest urban area. It is about 1,484 square kilometers wide. In India, the second richest city is New Delhi. Many of the millionaires and billionaires of India belong to Delhi.
Under the Constitution of India’s 69th Amendment Act of 1991, Delhi and its urban region have been given the status of National Capital Region (NCR). Many of the neighboring cities of Faridabad, Rohtak, Karnal, Meerut, Alwar, Ghaziabad, Neharpur, and Panipat and other nearby towns were included in the NCR. The government of India and the local government of Delhi jointly administered New Delhi.
One of the most eminent shopping points in Delhi for jewelry and zari (Saris) is Chandni Chowk, a 17th century market. Throughout the centuries, the culture of Delhi is substantial and adorable. Musicians and dancers from all over India are invited to perform in the festival of Qutub Festival which is a cultural event. Other events like International Mango Festival, Kite Flying Festival, and Vasant Panchami are also held here every year. Kebab, Tandoori, Butter Chicken, Chaat, Gol Gappe, Lassi, Jalebi etc are the divine dishes of the city.
The capital of Indian state of Maharashtra is Mumbai; also known as Bombay. It is situated in the west coast of India. It is the world’s ninth most populous city and has a population of about 20.7 million as of 2011. Mumbai has given a status of Alpha World City in 2009. Mumbai has most of the richest people among all cities of India. In the 19th century, it was developed a lot economically and educationally. In the beginning of 20th century, Mumbai became the strengthen base for the Indian Independence movement.
The financial, entertainment and commercial and travelling to capital of India is Mumbai. World’s top ten centers of commerce in terms of global financial flow also include Mumbai in their list. Mumbai is the birth place of Indian cinema. The comprehend tourist attraction in the city are the beaches. A two-day music festival called as the Banganga Festival held at the historic Banganga Tank in Mumbai in January.
Goa is situated in the southwest India and has the smallest area all over India. The fourth smallest state of India by population is Goa. It is one of the richest states of India. The beaches, world heritage architecture and worship places which attracts the natives as well as the tourists in Goa. The chief forms of Goa’s cultural performance arts are Natak, Tiatr and Jagor.
Hindu Kunbi and Christian Gauda community of Goa performs the traditional folk dance-drama known as “Jagor” for the sake of protection and prosperity of the crop. Jagor means wakeful nights and its purpose is to awaken the deities throughout the year.
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