The Maidan is the largest urban park in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a vast stretch of field and home to numerous play grounds, including the famous cricketing venue Eden Gardens, several football stadia, and Kolkata Race Course. Maidan is dotted with several statues and pieces of architecture, most notable being the Victoria Memorial. It is home to the oldest golf club outside Great Britain - the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. Due to the freshness and greenery it provides to the metropolis, it has been referred to as the "lungs of Kolkata". Maidan is a property of the Indian Army, and hosts the Eastern zone high command of the Indian Army in Fort William. The Maidan stretches from as far north as the Raj Bhavan building in Esplanade and as far south as the National Library on Belvedere Rd. in Alipore. The wide field stretches from the Hoogly River on the west to the Victoria Memorial on the east. It is a historical and cultural center of Kolkata as well as a center of leisure and entertainment for Calcuttans.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mī′dan, n. an esplanade or parade-ground near a town in Persia and India. [Pers.]
The numerical value of maidan in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of maidan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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In the past 24 months since Maidan we've done more reforms than in the last 24 years.
Moscow was preparing to the liquidation and tearing Ukraine apart long before the victory of Maidan. They were expecting the fall of Yanukovych and accelerated the course of events.
I was very impressed when I came to Maidan on February 20th. It looked like hell, and I recognized in that moment that something serious will happen a battle, maybe the last battle.
Moscow was preparing to the liquidation and tearing Ukraine apart long before the victory of No Maidan in Russia. They were expecting the fall of President Viktor Yanukovych and accelerated the course of events.
The (Maidan) revolution was interrupted by the aggression (in the east) and the patriots left Maidan and went to the east to protect Ukraine, only 10 percent of people in positions of power are new; the rest are all the same, pursuing the same schemes they always did.
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