Comparatively today lesser known among Indians, this place was once the capital of Bundela Rajput kingdom from 1531 to 1783 CE. I was just thinking why this place is lesser known – the […]
This glorious history is just 3 generations ago. This is the story of not independence of 1857 but a story for fight for the dignity and for own people against injustice. several novels […]
Chitrakoot is one of the star places on Hindu pilgrim’s map. There was lot of road construction work going on the time I visited. But the roads being designed seem to be very […]
खुदा भी आसमाँ से जब जमीं पर देखता होगा, मेरे मेहबूब को किसने बनाया होगा सोचता होगा ! फ़रिश्ते भी यहां रातों में आ कर घूमते होंगे, जहाँ रखती हो तुम पाँव जगह […]
I was just standing in front of tomb of Aurangzeb when a caretaker appeared in front of me all of sudden and started stating about Aurangzeb and his tomb without my asking. I was in dilemma what to do and tossed tip of Rs.20. He seemed to be so happy. The so simple tomb of a Badshah who killed his close kins and fought incessant battles for 50 years, ruled whole India subcontinent just about 350 years ago.
“Black Taj hai ye Shaab, Black Taj”. Exactly these were the words of the guide who noticed me at ticket counter of Bibi ka Maqbara. A lean and thin, black complexion Muslim guide […]