History – Modern India -Important One Liners For Exam

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History

Modern India

1-Wittet designed the Gateway of India in Mumbai.

2-Francis Church located at Cochin( 1510) is believed to be the first church built by the Europeans in India.

3- A building Constantia erected by General Martin (British) at Lucknow, is the best specimen of Palladian Style in India.

4-A master builder of Punjab, Sardar Ram Singh designed the Central Museum and the Senate House at Lahore (in Pakistan).

5-Victoria Terminus Station (Chhatrapati Shivaji station) in Mumbai designed by the British architect F. W. Stevens, the structure became the symbol of Bombay.

6-Victoria Memorial Hall (Kolkata) has been designed by William Emerson in late 19th century.

7-Sir Edward Lutyens constructed India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan (Vice Regal Place).

8-Le-Corbusier designed the city of Chandigarh on the pattern of well-ordered matrix.

9-Man Mandir is the largest palace in Gwalior, was built by Raja Man Singh Tomar (1486-1516)

10-Jaipur city is built by Jai Singh, represents a synthesis of Rajput and Mughal architectural styles.

11- Golden Temple at Amritsar (1764) built by the fourth Sikh Guru Ramdas.

12-Qutub Shahi and Nizam Shahi dynasties contributed greatly towards the development of the Deccan style of architecture.

13-Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah (1627- 57)

14-Charminar (1591) – Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah

15-Golconda Fort (1525) – Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah

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