Ruchita Belapurkar

Ruchita Belapurkar is a conservation architect currently working in Mumbai. She has done her Masters from SPA, Delhi and Bachelors from Pune University. She has researched extensively on the urban settlement of Paithan for her thesis on 'Traditional Maintenance Systems of the Vernacular Houses of Paithan'.

Ruchita Belapurkar interviews Jaywant Patil, Paithan, November 2017

Jaywant Patil belongs to an old and established family in Paithan. His family owns a large double courtyard wada in the heart of the old city of Paithan. His father, Shri Balasaheb Patil was a researcher and collector and has led several excavations in Paithan.