Hastinapur

Hastinapur

Hastinapur is a city in the Meerut locale in the Indian province of Uttar Pradesh. referenced in Hindu messages, for example, the Mahabharata and Puranas as the capital of the Kuru realm are likewise found in old Jain writings. Hastinapur is situated on the correct bank of the Ganges River. In the Mahabharata, Hastinapur is portrayed as the capital of the Kuru realm of the Kauravas. Many incidents in Mahabharata took place in Hastinapur city. According to the Mahabharata, 100 Kaurava brothers were born in this city to their mother Rani Gandhari, wife of King Dhritarashtra. References to the Mahabharata are found at two places near Hastinapur (Draupadi Ghat and Karna Ghat), on the banks of the Budhi Ganga. The first reference to Hastinapur in the Puranas presents the city as the capital of the empire of Emperor Bharata. Raja Samrat (also known as Samrat Samrat), the grandson of Emperor Ashoka the Great of the Maurya Empire, built many temples here during his reign.

Director-General of Archaeological Survey of India, B.B. Lal was excavated at Hastinapur in the early 1950s. Although the main purpose of this excavation was, according to Lal, to determine the homogeneous position of painted gray ware about other known ceramic industries of the historical period, Lal found a correlation between the text of the Mahabharata and the material suggests He was discovered in Hastinapur. This added to them historicizing some of the traditions described in the Mahabharata, as well as the presence of gray ware painted with Aryans in the basin areas of the upper Ganges. During British India, Hastinapur was administered by Raja Nain Singh Nagar, who manufactured numerous Hindu sanctuaries in and around Hastinapur.

Geography and climate

At present, Hastinapur is a city in the Doab region of Uttar Pradesh in India, located about 37 kilometers (23 mi) from Meerut and about 96 kilometers (60 mi) northeast of Delhi on National Highway 34. It is a small settlement situated on 29.17 ° N 78.02 ° E by Jawaharlal Nehru on 6 February 1949. With a normal rise of 218 meters (715 ft), Hastinapur encounters temperatures running from 5 to 40 ° C (41 to 104 ° F). The summer season starts from March to May,

During which the temperature ranges from 32 to 40 ° C (90 to 104 ° F). The monsoon season is from July to September, during which the temperature is relatively low. Winter is from December to February, December is usually the coldest month of the year. During this time, temperatures can drop to around 5 ° C (41 ° F), and usually do not go above 14 ° C (57 ° F).