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Haveli Nawab Mandu

By on November 4th, 2015

“Girya chahai hai kharabi mere kashane ki
Dar-o-diwar se tapke hai biyaban hona”
—Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
 

Living beyond the realm of the twilight of Mughal splendour, havelis today are not a…

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Haveli Razia Begum

By on October 30th, 2015

According to the present-day residents of Haveli Razia Begum, the building they are living in is from the time of the British (angrezon ke zamaane ka). Around 50 families…

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Haveli Bakhtawar Khan

By on October 15th, 2015

As one walks from Jama Masjid’s Gate Number 1 towards Matia Mahal, one is led towards the Chitli Qabar market, which is famous for restaurants serving traditional cuisine. This…

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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 present resident of Namak Haraam…

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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 that leads to an area…