Bal Prasad bprasad at CISCO.COM
Sat Nov 7 00:44:30 UTC 1998

--- Ruth Laila Schmidt < at EAST.UIO.NO> enscribed thusly ---
> haldii-ghaaTii is, that is the place where Akbar defeated Rana Pratap. Does
> haldii mean "turmeric" here? Presumably it would be the valley of a
> Turmeric River, but I have never heard of such a place.

Err, not quite. The mud there is yellowish, similar to the colour
of turmeric and hence the name.


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