The Allahabad

Allahabad, also known as Kumbh Nagri Prayag, is one of the oldest cities of India. It is situated in south-eastern part of Uttar Pradesh at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna and invisible Saraswati. Allahabad has a rich literary and artistic heritage and has also been called “literary capital of Uttar Pradesh”. Some of the most prominent authors of Hindi and Urdu languages such as Mahadevi Verma, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Firaq Gorakhpuri, Akbar Allahabadi hail from Allahabad. It is also the land of sacrifice of several freedom fighters such as Chandra Shekhar Azad, Lal Padmadhar. Allahabad is also known as “Education hub of Uttar Pradesh” having one NIT, one IIIT, a Central and State University, along with various academic institutions such as NASI, HRI, Prayag Sangeet Samiti. The city of Allahabad also hosts the largest fair of Asia, the famous “Kumbh Mela”. Allahabad is also known as city of Prime Ministers as the first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and six other Prime Ministers of independent India belonged to Allahabad. Allahabad has numerous tourist spots such as Sangam, Swaraj Bhawan, Akbar fort, Chandra Shekhar Azad Park, All Saints Cathedral. The city is well connected by rail, road, and air.