AGRA :The city finds mention in the epic Mahabharata where it was called Agreva a, or "the border of the forest". Legend ascribes the founding of the city to Raja Badal Singh, a Sikarwar Rajput king (circa 1475), whose fort, Badalgarh, stood on or near the site of the present Fort. However, the 11th century Persian poet Masud Sad Salman writes of a desperate assault on the fortress of Agra, then held by the Shahi King Jayapala, by Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni Sultan Sikandar Lodi was the first to move his capital from Delhi to Agra in the year 1506; he died in 1517 and his son Ibrahim Lodi remained in power there for nine more years, finally being defeated at the Battle of Panipat in 1526. it achieved fame as the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658 and remains a major tourist destination because of its many splendid Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Taj Mahal, agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
BANGLORE :also called Bengaluru is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden City for the its beautiful gardens and parks and was once called a pensioner's paradise. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south - eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration.
DELHI :Delhi, locally pronounced Dillee or Delhi, officially National Capital Territory of Delhi ( NCT), is the largest metropolis by area and the secound largest metropolis by population in India. It is the eighth Largest metropolis in the world by population with 16.7 million inhabitants in the Territory at the 2011 Census.
HYDERABAD :The region became part of the Mughal Empire in the 1680s. When the empire began to weaken in the 18th century, a Mughal official, Asif Jah, defeated a rival Mughal governor to seize control of the empire's southern provinces, declaring himself Nizam - al - Mulk of Hyderabad in 1724. The Mughal emperor, under renewed attack from the Marathas, was unable to prevent it.
KOLKATTA :Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest port as well as its sole major riverine port. As of 2011, the city had 4.5 million residents; the urban agglomeration, which comprises the city and its suburbs, was home to approximately 14.1 million, making it the third most populous metropolitan area in India. As 2008, its economic output as measured by gross domestic product ranked thirdamong South Asian cities, behind Mumbai and Delhi. As a growing metropolitan city in a developing country, Kolkata confronts substantial urban pollution, traffic congestion, poverty, overpopulation, and other logistic and socioeconomic problems.
MUMBAI :Mumbai formerly known as Bombay is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous sity in India, and the fourth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of approximately 20.5 million. Along with the neighbouring urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.