About Allahabad

Allahabad,local Hindustani pronunciation,or Prayag, is a large metropolitan city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most populous district in the state and 13th most populous district in India and the Allahabad Division. The city is the judicial and political capital of Uttar Pradesh with Allahabad High Court being the highest judicial body in the state. As of 2011, Allahabad is the seventh most populous city in the state, twelfth in the Northern India and thirty-sixth in India, with an estimated population of 1.11 million in the city and 1.21 million in its metropolitan region.In 2011 it was ranked the world's 40th fastest-growing city.Allahabad, in 2016, was ranked the third most liveable city in the state (after Noida and Lucknow) and sixteen in the country.

The city's original name – Prayag, or "place of offerings" – comes from its position at the Sangam (confluence) of the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati rivers. It is the second-oldest city in India, and plays a central role in Hindu scriptures. Allahabad was originally called Kaushambi (now a separate district) by the Kuru rulers of Hastinapur, who developed it as their capital. Since then, Allahabad has been a political, cultural and administrative centre of the Doab region. Mughal emperor Akbar renamed it Ilahabad, which the British changed to Allahabad. In 1833 it became the seat of the Ceded and Conquered Provinces region before its capital was moved to Agra in 1835.Allahabad became the capital of the North-Western Provinces in 1858, and was the capital of India for a day.The city was the capital of the United Provinces from 1902 to 1920 and remained at the forefront of national importance during the struggle for Indian independence.

 

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Allahabad To Agra Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Allahabad To Delhi Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Allahabad To Nagpur Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Allahabad To Noida Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Allahabad To Ghaziabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date

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Agra To Allahabad Sona Travels Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Delhi To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Noida To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Raipur To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Bhilai To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Bilaspur To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date
Durg To Allahabad Rs.500 Onwards Select Date

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