Allahabad was declared the capital city of the country for one day.
Who made Allahabad capital for one day?
Allahabad served as the capital of British India for one day in 1858 as the East India Company officially handed over India to the British government in the city. The British moved the capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911, while Shimla was the summer capital during 1864-1939.
Which city is not a capital in India?
The correct answer is Allahabad. (Prayagraj)Allahabad is not a capital of any state. The city of Prayagraj is among the largest cities of Uttar Pradesh and situated at the confluence of three rivers- Ganga, Yamuna, and the invisible Saraswati. Allahabad city’s name was changed to Prayagraj on 16th October 2018.
Which is the longest capital in India?
Delhi is generally considered a close to 5,000-year old city and has historically been the capital of some empire throughout its existence.
Which city is capital for one day?
In 1858, Allahbad (now Prayagraj) became the capital of India for a day when it also served as the capital of North-Western Provinces.
Which city is bigger Allahabad or Varanasi?
ALLAHABAD is very less populous alongwith well planned infrastructure as compared to Varanasi.
Which is the second capital of India?
Being 1,000 km away from Mumbai, the people of Vidarbha were in doubt whether development and fair treatment would be given to them, hence Nagpur was decided as the second capital.
Which is capital city of India?
New Delhi, national capital of India. It is situated in the north-central part of the country on the west bank of the Yamuna River, adjacent to and just south of Delhi city (Old Delhi) and within the Delhi national capital territory.
Which country has no capital?
Nauru, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the second-smallest republic in the world—but it doesn’t even have a capital city. Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings explains why.