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Nawab Mandu (4)


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Haveli

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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Personalities

Begum Samru

By on October 28th, 2015

Why do you ask my native place,
O dweller of the East,
Making mock of me for the poor plight I am in?
Delhi, which was once the jewel of the world,
Where…