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The haveli has now been converted into a godown.


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Haveli Nawab Mirza Dawud Khan

By on January 21st, 2016

Nawab Mirza Dawud Khan was a minister in the court of Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar.

Dawud Khan resided in a haveli located in Churi Walan near Chawri Bazaar in…

Nawab Mandu (4)


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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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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…

chitli kabar chowk and gate of haveli azam khan1


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Haveli Azam Khan

By on October 31st, 2015

Walking from the Jama Masjid towards Chitli Qabar Chowk, one would think that Haveli Azam Khan would be like any other traditional haveli or maybe even like Chunna Mal’s…