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247: What are such structures called? What was their purpose? (The name of such structures is still used to refer to the modern day equivalents in the local languages. )

247

246: Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh – he is the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five star rank, (as of February 10, 2009) equal to a Field Marshal, to which he was promoted in 2002. With the death of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in June 2008, he is presently the only living Indian military officer with a five-star rank.

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2 responses to “247

  1. Ziggurat ?

  2. These are the beehive shaped buildings – the national parliamentary building of NZ is shaped in a similar manner and is nicknamed the beehive building or something…