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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…

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Sacred spaces

Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib

By on October 17th, 2015

Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib is one of the 10 historical gurdwaras of Delhi. It is a place of high symbolic and religious significance for the Sikh community and, thus,…

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Transportation

Transportation through the ages in Shahjahanabad

By on October 16th, 2015

 
Early times: Feet and horses
During the Mughal era, people used to commute mostly by foot as carts were meant for commercial purposes and for transportation of groceries. Only the…

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Sacred spaces

Chaurasi Ghanta Mandir

By on April 20th, 2015

One of the lanes originating from Hauz Qazi Chowk leads to Sitaram Bazaar. It is a market mostly populated by the Hindu community and is famous for a number…

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Events

Tracing Dilli ki Tehzeeb

By on October 19th, 2015

It was early Sunday morning (8 am on October 18, 2015) and Team DEF was waiting at Chawri Bazaar Metro Station Gate No. 3 for an expected crowd of…