Chotta submitted this entry 11 years ago


The earliest records, such as Kalhana's Rajatarangini, mentions the Sanskrit name shri-nagara which have been interpreted distinctively by scholars in two ways: one being s?rya-nagar, meaning "City of the Surya" (trans) "City of Sun" and other being "The city of "Shri" (????), the Hindu goddess of wealth, meaning "City of Lakshmi
Birbal Dhar wrote this 2 years ago
The main and major city in Kashmir - the summer capital of the state.
Srinagar has a long history, dating back at least to the 3rd century BC, and has been known by different names. The city is said to have been founded by the King Pravarasena II over 2,000 years ago.
Srinagar became the capital of Kashmir around 960 CE (Wikipedia)
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