|Formation of Union Territory||1956|
|Formation of National Capital Territory||1 February 1992|
|Founded by||Anangpal Tomar|
What is the oldest name of Delhi?
The history of the city is as old as the epic Mahabharata. The town was known as Indraprastha, where Pandavas used to live. In due course eight more cities came alive adjacent to Indraprastha: Lal Kot, Siri, Dinpanah, Quila Rai Pithora, Ferozabad, Jahanpanah, Tughlakabad and Shahjahanabad.
What is the nickname of Delhi?
List of Nicknames of Indian Cities
|Name of the City||Nicknames||State|
|New Delhi||City of Rallies||Delhi|
|Panipat||City of Handloom City of Weavers||Haryana|
|Palanpur||City of Diamonds Flower City||Gujrat|
What is India’s old name?
Though not all of India, Aryavarta was the name for the Northern region of India. A name that is still used, the Persians named India Hind or Hindustan. India is officially called Bharat or the Republic of India and is called so after the Ruler Bharata.
Who is the last Hindu king of Delhi?
Quila Rai Pithora is Historic monument where Which was a great ruler PrithviRaj Chauhan Found his Capital and he was the Last Hindu ruler of Delhi.
What are the 7 cities of Delhi?
Historians speak of the “Seven Cities of Delhi” but, between 1100 A.D. and 1947 A.D., there have actually been eight of them:
- The oldest city near the site of the Qutab Minar.
- The city around Purana Qila.
- New Delhi.
Which city is known as city of rallies?
Sobriquet of Indian Cities
|Sobriquet (Nickname)||New Name|
|City of Weavers||Panipat (Haryana)|
|City of Rallies World Cultural Capital Food Capital of Asia Fashion Capital of India||New Delhi|
|Paris of the East||Pondicherry (Puducherry)|
|Oxford of the East Queen of Deccan||Pune (Maharashtra)|