Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kuch Alfaz–Meri Kalam Se (4)

1. Mat dikha aye Raquib mujhe aina, is mein teri duniyadari nibhate nibhate, meri tasveer hi dhundla gayi hai….. Khush hoon main aabe noor mein apna aks dekh kar, kamaskam isme meri tasveer jhilmilati toh hai *—–* 2. Aye Raquib- … Continue reading

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Chor Minar – A tower with a gory past

Chor Minar or ‘Tower of Thieves’ is a 13th-century minaret with 225 holes, situated just off Aurobindo Marg in the Hauz Khas area, in New Delhi It was built under the rule of Alauddin Khilji, of the Khilji dynasty (1290–1320) … Continue reading

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Bu Halima-"Dust is My Destiny"

The exact identity of Bu Halima is a mystery as not many details on her are present. This name seems foreign amidst a long list of popular historical Mughal names. But then it is there, as an unusual tomb, a … Continue reading

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