Similar to human beings like me and you, there many Indian cities that have their nicknames. Most of us are aware of these Indian cities and their nicknames but don’t know the exact reason behind giving them these nicknames. The names of these cities are really unique and beautifully justify the significance of the particular city. Explore some of such Indian cities, their nicknames and know why these are identified with those names.
Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria visited India in 1876 for a tour and Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur got the whole city painted in pink color to welcome them. Since then it became a tradition to paint the buildings of the city with pink that later on became compulsion by law to use the pink color on the construction of the all the structures.
The city of Jodhpur is recognized as the ‘Sun City’ for the daylight and sunny weather that it enjoys all through the year. It is called as the ‘Blue City’ due to the blue-painted houses in the old part of the city.
People visiting this royal city of Jaisalmer can easily know why this beautiful place is called so. The place is located on the ridge of yellowish sandstone and crowned by a fort. There is golden desert all around and various golden colored structures that give it this name.
Pune used to enjoy a complete green aura along with a hill station like atmosphere. It was the best city on the Deccan Plateau. So, it was given the name of Queen of Deccan. Pune is called as the Oxford of the East due to having the more number of educational institutes and centers than any other place in India.
Bangalore is supposed to be a global hub of information technology and is greatest software exports are done from India through Bangalore. This is why; it is called as the IT capital of India. It is also known as Garden City due to so many green spaces all around. You will notice green surroundings, roads dotted with trees and abundance of gardens and public parks.
Ahmedabad is one of the most developed cities in India with many features similar to Manchester. The weather of Manchester is temperate that is perfectly right for growing and spinning of the cotton threads. It has many textile mills like Manchester and has become one of the preferred choices of many companies dealing in cotton fabrics.
Mumbai is called as the Hollywood of India for the obvious reasons of housing Bollywood, which produces great number of Hindi films. Enjoy unrestricted potential for all types of business; Mumbai is called as the financial capital of India. It is among the top 10 centers of commerce as per the global monetary flows in the whole world. Many biggest conglomerates and the biggest financial institutions like RBI, National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange are located here.
Both the places have numerous centers for yoga and meditation and it gives them this name and credibility.
There are mysterious similarities between Coorg and Scotland. On visiting both the places you can realize that. Like Scotland, Coorg is also hilly, foggy and cool. The highlands and the vast meadowlands of these places almost look similar.
The city of Lucknow was part of province of Awadh, which has been ruled by a number of Nawabs. This is why; it is called as the City of Nawabs. A different kind of courtesy and manner can be experienced in lifestyle and behavior of the people of Lucknow and this makes it the city of etiquettes.
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