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Small-scale hardware stores in Lucknow aren't really difficult to find but a shop which would provide you with whatever you're looking for under one roof, surely is. Garg Ply House in Aliganj, is one such premium hardware store which has a range of equipment and other decor related stuff for you to choose from and they even have items which you didn't know that you need.

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Lucknow is popular for its archaic buildings, its rustic heritage and a rich culture but there are several facts about the city that are unknown to most people. So, read these 21 amazing facts listed below and see how well you know your city:

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Mangalmukhi is an award-winning Change Chitra documentary film set in Uttar Pradesh that encompasses the struggle of acceptance of the transgender community in the society, their sustainability, their education, and skill-building. Shot through the lens of talented Lucknowites, the tale progresses through the stellar narration of Guddi Ji, who shares much about her identity, her Godly legacy in stark comparison to the troubles of societal non-inclusivity, respect and opportunities.

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Widely regarded as 'Casting Chhabra', Mukesh Chhabra is a well-known name in the Bollywood industry. His journey in this field had commenced by casually helping Vishal Bhardwaj to cast children and then further, he launched big names like Rajkumar Rao, (late) Sushant Singh Rajput and Amit Sadh! Now over a decade later in Bollywood and the casting sector, Chhabra has established his 4th office in Lucknow, after setting up the other 3 in Mumbai, Delhi and Chandigarh.

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It is not a hidden fact anymore, that an increase in on-screen time is generating symptoms of mobile addiction among kids, which is leading to certain behavioural changes in them. This unprecedented rise in the optimum screen exposure is a direct consequence of the online classes that are held for longer hours in lieu of school shutdowns amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

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They say humanity runs on coffee and we can't help but agree wholeheartedly with the 'bitter' truth of this statement. Be it the motivation to kickstart a day, an important meeting, a casual hangout, those late-night study sessions or a romantic date, coffee becomes an indispensable essential in each scenario.

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The city of Nawabs is known for its rich and enticing culture and heritage that stands in the form of various archaic structures in the old city today. These monuments are a testimony of the history and civilisation of the Mughals, who ruled over the Province of Awadh. One such distinct structure is Lucknow's Chota Imambara, popularly known as the Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak.

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Built in 1784, along with the Bara Imambara, this 236 year old archway is as pivotal to Lucknow as is India Gate is to Delhi. Rumi Darwaza is one of the most popular heritage structures of the city and is truly counted amidst Lucknow's pride. The magnificent structure, the intricate design and the peculiar name of this giant doorway, have a story to tell.

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The festivities of the Onam celebrations are all set to go global this year with 93.5 Red FM's online edition of the South Side Story. This program is basically an experiential festival, which will enable people from different parts of India and the world to join in the euphoria of Onam, the harvest festival of Southern India. The festival will go live on August 23, a day after its celebration in Kerala.

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Clock towers in medieval India were a very common sight and were built in the middle of the busiest city markets to help people keep a track of time. Thus various Indian ancient provinces including Jodhpur, Dehradoon, Meerut, Delhi, Mumbai and many others, have a clock tower or a ghanta ghar depicting the city's typical architecture and style. However, the one that chimes in the city of Lucknow is far more special than any clock tower in India.

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One of the premier educational institutes in Lucknow, Amity University Lucknow Campus (AULC) is tagged as a youth hub of the city. AULC regularly conducts events and shows which keep the young crowd here hooked to their premises and now, they're going digital with all their offerings. The university is back with its 5th edition of Radio Awards, happening next month and you've gotta be a part of this sensational annual competition!

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