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Name the Mughal Emperor who started the annual Phool Walon Ki Sair celebration.
1. Akbar II
2. Alamgir II
3. Jahandar Shah
4. Muhammad Azam Shah

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Akbar II

The correct answer is ​Akbar II.

  • Phool Walon Ki Sair was started in 1812 by the Mughal Emperor Akbar II.
  • Phool Walon Ki Sair, which means "procession of florists" is celebrated annually in Delhi by the florists of Delhi.
  • It is a three-day event which is held in September.
  • It is celebrated by both Hindus and Muslims.
  • It is also known as 'Sair-e-Gul Faroshan.'
  • It was last held in 1857.
  • It was restarted in 1962 by the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

 

  • Akbar Shah II was the 18th Mughal Emperor of India.
  • He was the son of Shah Alam II.
  • He was born on 22 April 1760 and died on 28 September 1837.
  • He reigned from 1806 to 1837. 
  • During his time the East India Company took over the administration of India.

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