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Palanquins

Vicky Verma
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Palanquins were ancient methods of transport in India. They are popularly known as palkis. They were mostly used by rich people.

Posted On : 9/11/2014 3:53:17 AM

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Poonam Malhotra
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These days palkis are only a testament of Indian heritage. They are used in some occasions mostly for show.

Posted On : 9/12/2014 4:30:00 AM

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Nisha Arora
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Palanquin bearers had one of the toughest job of the world I believe. It required great physical effort.

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Shruti Kakkar
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Palanquins began to fall out of use after rickshaws were introduced in the 1930s. But in some places it is still in use. I have seen people hiring palanquins to visit the Amarnath Temple in Kashmir. The temples which are located at the top of any hill, palanquins can be hired to carry the customer up on the steep hills.

Posted On : 8/22/2015 3:57:19 AM

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Anamika Sen
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Palanquins are not in use today but they give a very different and nostalgic experience to the brides.

Posted On : 12/2/2015 4:26:14 AM

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