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Ancient Cities of India We Have Lost In The Process of Becoming Modern

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06th December, 2018 13:14 IST

India was never been a small country, it’s richness, culture makes it the oldest and biggest country of the world. There are many unfolded things about the country which we have not been told ever. In the race of saving our country, we have lost the gem. Being a political and social country it has lost many cities in the process of becoming what it is today. Have a look on the list of cities we have lost.

Vasai

Vasai was a part of Mumbai which was named Bacaim by the Portuguese. Portuguese took this city from Gujarat’s Sultan and converted the popular fort of Vasai into an expanded city.

Muziris

Located in Kerala, Muziris was an ancient seaport which is not the centre of Malabar Coast. In ancient times the city was a trading port that exported black pepper on a large scale and was the first ’emporium of India’.

Dholavira

Dholavira is an archaeological site which is located in the Rann of Kutch. It belongs to the Harappan civilization and it is one of the cities of it. In past, it was connected to the sea and was the land where process of rainwater harvesting was initiated.

Rakhigarhi

It is one of the popular cities of Indus Valley Civilization which is located in the Hisar District of Haryana.

Kalibangan

Kalibanhan means black bangles. The city was found by ban Italian Indologist Luigi Pio Tessitori. In 1983, the Archeological Museum of Kalibangan was set up to exhibit Harappan bangles, seals, stone balls and terracotta objects.

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