Categories Modern IndiaPost Independent India

Post Independent India: PRINCES IN ELECTORAL POLITICS

PRINCES IN ELECTORAL POLITICS Privy Purse In India In India, the Privy Purse was a payment made to the royal families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate with India in 1947, and later to merge their states in 1949 whereby they lost all ruling rights. The Privy Purse was […]

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Categories Indian Art and Culture

(INDIAN ART AND CULTURE) INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE: The term “classical” (“Shastriya”) was introduced by Sangeet Natak Akademi to denote the Natya Shastra-based performing art styles. The Sangeet Natak Akademi has given recognition to eight Indian dance styles. The Akademi holds a Natya Sangam (festival of dance) during which artists from other classical dance forms are invited to perform. Dance […]

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