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Indian Sobriquets

Indian Sobriquets

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Indian Sobriquets: Sobriquet pronounced as SOH-bri-kay. It is defined as a nick name, on a broader level it is the characteristic feature of that particular entity. Indian Sobriquets not only indicate the rich history but also belongs to the current General Knowledge Examination patterns. This helps them evaluate the candidate’s depth of knowledge. This is an important topic for General Awareness section of different competitive exams.


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Sobriquet highlights the identity and at times also replaces the real name.

Example: Mahatma Gandhi – Mahatma is the Sobriquet used in place of Mohandas Karamchand.
The word highlights the importance of Gandhi ji’s work. Sobriquets should not be confused with Pseudonyms.

Indian Sobriquets is a combination of cities and personalities. These examples of Indian Sobriquets in a way inspires and showcases the pride of India. Such noteworthy appreciations gained by these Famous Personalities instigate us to evolve into a better human.

Below table contains the list of Sobriquets in India.

Places Sobriquets
Ahmedabad Manchester Of India
Boston of India
Arunachal Pradesh Land of Sunrise in India
Allahabad Abode of the God
Sangam City
City of Prime Ministers
Amritsar City of Golden Temple
Asansol (West Bengal) Land of Black Diamond
Auroville City of Dawn
Bardhaman (west Bengal) Royal Heritage City
City of Peace
Bengaluru Electronic City of India
Garden City of India
Silicon Valley of India
Pensioners Paradise
Space City
Science city of India
IT Capital of India
Bhagalpur (Bihar) The Silk City of India
Bhopal City of Lakes
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Temple City of India
Cathedral City of India
Brahmaputra Sorrow of Assam
Chandigarh The City Beautiful
Calcutta City of Palaces
City of Castles
City of Joy
Chennai Gateway of South India
Detroit of Asia
Auto Hub of India
Health Capital of India
Coimbatore Textile City of South India
Manchester of South India
Coorg (Karnataka) Scotland of India
Darjeeling (West Bengal) The Queen of the Hills
Dhanbad (Jharkhand) The Coal Capital of India
Dibrugarh (Assam) Tea City of India
Durgapur (West Bengal) Ruhr of India
Gandhinagar Eco – Polite City
Goa Pearly East
Pearl of the Orient
Gwalior Gateway of Madhya Pradesh
City of Scindia
Historical Capital of MP
City of Kings
Gwalior Fort Gilbraltar of India
Hadakh Silent Share
Haryana Milk Pail of India
Himachal Pradesh All Seasons State
Apple state
Hyderabad City of Nizams
Hi – Tech City
City of Pearls
Hyderabad – Secunderababd Twin Cities
Indore Mini Mumbai
Jammu & Kashmir Heaven of India
Jaipur Pink City
Paris of India
City of Padala
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) Golden City of India
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) Steel City of India
Pittsburgh of India
Jodhpur Sun City
Kashmir Switzerland of India
Paradise on Earth
Kerela Spice Garden of India
God’s own Country
Khanpur Leather City of the World
Manchester of North India
Khajjar (Himachal Pradesh) Mini Switzerland in India
Kochi Queen of Arabian Sea
Lucknow City of Nawabs
Manipur Jewel of India
Madurai City of Festivals
Meghalaya House of Clouds
Mumbai Hollywood of India
Gateway of India
City of Seven Islands
Financial Capital of India
City of Dreams
Mayanagri
Mussoorie Queen of Mountains
Mysore Green City
Sandalwood City
Nagpur Orange City
New Delhi City of Rallies
Nilgiri Hills Blue Mountains
Panipat (Haryana) City of Weavers
City of Handloom
Pune Deccan Queen
Punjab Granary of India
Land of Five Rivers
River Damodar Sorrow of Bengal
River Kosi Sorrow of Bihar
Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh) Cultural City
Shillong Scotland of East
Sikkim Paradise of Botanists
Surat Diamond City of India
Textile city of India
Shimla Hill Queen
Tezpur City of Blood
Tuticorin Pearl Harbour of India
Thiruvananthapuram Evergreen City of India
God’s Own Land
City of Satues
Udaipur Venice of the East
Lake City
White City of India
Uttar Pradesh Sugar Bowl of India
Uttarakhand Dev Bhumi
Varanasi City of Temple
Spiritual and Religious Capital of India
Vijayawada The Place of Victory

Below table contains the list of Famous personaliies and there Popular Names.

Persons Popular Names
Bipin Chandra Pal Bengali Tiger
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Maratha Kesari
Lokmanya
Buddha Light of Asia
C N Annadurai Anna
Chanakya Indian Machiavelli
C. Rajagopalachari Rajaji
C.F. Andrews Deenabandhu
C.R. Das Deshbandhu
Dadabhai Naoroji Grand Old Man of India
Golwalkar Guruji
Gemini Ganesan Kathal Mannan
Indira Gandhi Iron Lady of India
Priyadarshini
Jayaprakash Narayan Loknayak
J.P
Jagjivan Ram Babuji
Jawaharlal Nehru Chachaji
Panditji
K.M. Cariappa Kipper
Kalidasa Indian Shakespeare
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Badshah Khan
Frontier Gandhi
Faker-e-Afghan
K. Kamaraj Man of the Masses
K.V. Puttappa Kovembu
Kapil Dev Haryana Hurricane
Lala Lajpat Rai Punjab Lion
Punjab Kesari
Lal Bahadur Shastri Man of Peace
Lakshmibai Rani of Jhansi
Madan Mohan Malaviya Prince of Beggars
Mahamana
Mahatma Gandhi Sage of Sabarmati
Mahatma
Bapu
Father of the Nation
M.F. Hussain Barefooted Painter
Milkha Singh Flying Sikh
Mother Teresa Saint of Gutters
P.T. Usha Golden Girl of Indian Athletics
Rabindranath Tagore Gurudev
Kaviguru
Ranjit Singh Sher-e-Punjab
Samudragupta India Napoleon
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indian Bismarck
Subhas Chandra Bose Netaji
Prince of Patriots
Salim Ali Birdman of India
Sarojini Naidu Nightingale of India
Sheikh Mohammad Lion of Kashmir
Sunil Gavaskar Little Master
Shankaracharya Sage of Kanchi
Sivaji Ganesan Natikar Tilakam
Saurav Ganguly Prince of Kolkata
T.T. Krishnamachari T.T.K
Tanguturi Prakasam Andhra Kesari
Tushar Kanti Ghosh Grand Old Man of Indian Journalism
Tippu Sultan Mysore Tiger
Tamil Actor (Indian) Rajinikanth Super Star
Vinoba Bhave Acharya
Sage of Paunar
Verghese Kurien Milkman of India
Valmeeki Adi Kavi