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Maqbara Paik

A day well spent My heritage trip of Saturday-14 March 2015……………………………. Maqbara Paik, Karnal by-pass, New Delhi Wonder who this Paik was? All we know that he was a Paik (Messenger) in early Mughal times as the monument dates to … Continue reading

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Roshnara Bagh

We all know the background of Roshnara Bagh. But today I saw the ‘Mahal of Roshnara’ converted into a School-“Sarvoday Bal Vidyalaya” and perhaps put to right use, rather than to let ‘Mahal of Roshnara’ decay into oblivion. The Punjabi … Continue reading

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Sunheri Masjid (Near Qila i Mualla)

We all know the background of the Masjid. Mazaar of Mai Sahab aka Shahzadi, at the back of Sunheri Masjid . But what was intriguing, was that the old sweepress outside the Masjid, said: “do not forget to visit the … Continue reading

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Wandering in Ancient Ruins of Delhi (08 June 2014)

Jahaj Mahal, Hauzi Shamsi, Pavilion of Hauzi Shamsi, and Jharna….. all in Mehrauli…. Two weeks, including Saturdays of grueling work at Office, was a bit too much to bear and I was finally struck by “Wander lust to ancient monuments … Continue reading

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