Queen Victoria wasn’t supposed to be queen
Can you imagine Prince Harry as king—even before the scandal of his stepping down from royal duties? Back in 1837, the unthinkable became reality for Victoria. At birth, Victoria was fifth in line to the throne, but the deaths of various princes and a lack of male heirs resulted in the young woman capturing the crown.
According to popular belief, the first lavish celebration of Dussehra was held in the Mysore Palace in the 17th century