The ruler of Travancore, Maharani Gouri Parvathy Bayi, sought the help of the English East India Company to contain cholera that wreaked a havoc in 1819.
Policies announced is to turn five archaeological sites – Rakhigarhi, Hastinapur, Sivasagar, Dholavira, and Adichanallur – into premier destinations with on-site museums.
After years, despite some disastrous earthquakes, Bhuj always manages to attract people from all over India and abroad.
Ayilyam Thirunal Maharaja laid the foundation stone on December 7, 1865. The then Public Words Department's records stated that it was for building the public office.
Dr Debjani Das warned the audience to not be carried away by the excitement of stumbling upon a topic, as all topics may not be suitable for research.
Unfortunately all records of an African presence in Kerala go back only to the Portuguese era.