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Mohalla

Pahari Imli and Pahari Bhojla

By on October 15th, 2015

Pahari Imli is a residential locality situated at the end of a lane opposite the majestic Jama Masjid in Old Delhi. Pahari Imli has…

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Haveli

Namak Haraam ki Haveli

By on October 15th, 2015

Located in a narrow alley where one is immediately engulfed by coal dust, is a haveli that is known for all the wrong reasons.

A…

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Food

Giani Di Hatti

By on October 15th, 2015

Giani Gurcharan Singh of Layalpur (now in Pakistan) migrated to India in 1951, four years after Partition, and settled with his family in Old…

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Haveli

Haveli Sadaruddin Khan

By on October 16th, 2015

Towards the end of the Chitli Qabar market, which is located on the road in front of the Jama Masjid, is a narrow lane…

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Haveli

Matia Mahal

By on October 15th, 2015

Matia Mahal is the name that is popularly used to describe the area exactly opposite Gate Number 1 of the iconic Jama Masjid. This…

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Bazaar

Kinari Bazaar

By on June 1st, 2015

The Kinari Bazaar of Old Delhi is today a Hindu-dominated locality with a row of shops, mostly selling puja samagri (prayer items) such as…

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Sacred spaces

Saint James Church

By on October 17th, 2015

Saint James Church, located next to Kashmiri Gate, is probably the most ancient church in Delhi that still stands tall. It was built by…

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Bazaar

Chawri Bazaar

By on April 23rd, 2015
Chawri Bazaar is a wholesale market established in 1840. The market, which is a long stretch of street,
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Culture & Traditions

Kabootarbaazi

By on April 14th, 2014

Kabootarbaazi was a hobby of the nawabs (an honorary title given by Mughal emperors to semi-autonomous Muslim rulers of princely states) of the Mughal…

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