Bhopal , known as The City of Lakes, is the capital of Madhya Pradesh state, witha population of approximately 1,5 million.
The two lakes of Bhopal still dominate the city, whichtoday presents a multi-faceted profile; the old city with its marketplaces andfine old mosques and palaces still bears the aristocratic imprint of its formerrulers; equally impressive is the new city with its verdant, exquisitely laidout parks and gardens, broad avenues and streamlined modern edifices.
One of the main and unfortunate events in the recenthistory of Bhopal is the disaster took place on December 3, 1984. A UnionCarbide plant in Bhopal leaked 40 tons of toxic gas, killing more than 3.000people outright and affecting hundreds of thousands.
Bhopal Airport code : BHO
|01/14/2021||Makar Sankranti / Pongal|