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Sultan Ghiyasuddin Balban-A Pining Father

In the year 1287, Kushki Lal (Red Palace), was again filled with mournful wails of men, women, wives, concubines, all. The wives of the deceased threw off their veils and dishevelled their hair in utter misery; for the length 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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