There are many things that Lucknow is known for, the culture, the rich history, the monuments, the undeniable old world charm and a lot more. If you make a list of all that is great and wonderful about the city, Lucknow University will come out on the top. This university is one of the most recognised landmarks; a point of pride as well as a place, with which we associate the feeling of home.

Established in 1919, Lucknow University has completed 100 years today and here's everything we know and are proud of, about the university.

A memorial school to a 200-acre university

Established in 1862, in the memory of the first ever viceroy of British India, Charles John Canning, as a two-room institute in a haveli, this property later became one of the most recognised universities in the country.

A 1919 bill proposed to turn the college into an university and a century later, it is standing tall as one of Lucknow’s pride.

A century and still counting!

Picture by- Ayub Shuaib

Lucknow University is an institution in the city (in both literal as well as figurative terms) and a feather in Lucknow's cap, that we residents are exceptionally proud of. LU has been a symbol of pride and nostalgia for the city and it still remains as the most sought after education institute here.

With a plethora of courses, an in-campus hostel, library and what not, Lucknow University is no less than a relic. Lucknow has long been known as the advocate of fine arts, culture and higher education and that is exactly what the university stands for.

What the university is also known for, is its stunning architecture, the sprawling grounds and the iconic ancient building.

Knock Knock

With 100 years under its belt, Lucknow University is a place we all remember fondly; even if we haven't actually studied here, most of us have been to the university at one point.

The campus is as stunning as it can be and it is difficult to find another campus which can compete with LU’s beauty.

Two royal bred horses added to Lucknow's La Martiniere College's stable

Endangered Kathwadi breed horses are now a part of La Martiniere's stable

La Martiniere Collge adds two more rare species to its stables, in the beautiful form of Bajirao, a five-year-old stallion and Anandi, an eight-year-old mammoth mare, both of the Kathwadi endangered breed from Western India. These royally-bred horses were gifted to the college by Monish Bhandari and his wife, Priya, members of the college alma mater. The horses arrived at the college grounds on Saturday in a special air-conditioned vehicle from the farm of Mumbai and Ajmer.

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Lucknow receives a new cancer hospital under the banner of Smart City project!

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Friday evening would have brought a sigh of relief for health and district officials in Lucknow, as for the first time in September new cases count came down to just 425. With this, 853 people recovered from the deadly virus and the active cases count came down to 8,954. So the question rises- Is the curve bending in Lucknow? Is Lucknow going the herd immunity way? Or is it too early to celebrate?

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