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A Powerful Sultan ill-Destined to the Ravages of a Saint’s Curse – Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq aka Ghazi Malik

Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq’s Coins Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq aka Ghazi Malik was destined to rule, to set up the Tughlaq Dynasty, to be embedded in memory of history of India. Just for information-“Tughlaq” is a name which originated from “Qutluq”. The original name … Continue reading

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Hijde ka Gumbad

India Gate of today proudly stands where once the nondescript ‘Hijde ka Gumbad’ once existed. Till a century ago, that location was where the ‘Hijde Ka Gumbad’ stood, silently nestled at the foothill of Raisina Hills, forlorn, gradually dilapidating and … Continue reading

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Qasr-i-Hazar Sutun

“Qasr-i-Hazar Sutun” – the palace of a thousand pillars built by Ala-ud-din Khilji in Jahanpanah-fourth medieval city of Delhi, no longer exists, but its memories and traces reverberate through time. The exquisitely carved wooden pillars of the palace could not … Continue reading

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