Allahabad a city with rich literary heritage, has nurtured, been a nestling place, which either bore or brought people together to gain and spread knowledge. The Allahabad University, which was established on 23rd September, 1887 was referred to as the ‘Oxford of the East’. This city has produced literary geniuses, political figures, theatre personalities and sportsmen. Allahabad has seen the pinnacle of our Freedom Struggle, and resonates this in the air till date. It instills a sense of pride and awe to even observe the breed of famous personalities who emerge out of this city.