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Kanza Fatima
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Ainee Farooqui
  These songs provide a small window into the diverse and rich variety of wedding songs of Awadh region. These songs are an indispensable part of our intangible history which needs to be preserved. This doumentation can help provide an understnding of the aspiration, hopes, emotions, ideas of…
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Ainee Farooqui
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Ainee Farooqui
  In eighteenth century Europe, a new cultural movement called Romanticism emerged in opposition to Enlightenment beliefs, which celebrated the natural and simple world and looked at the past with appreciation. In Germany, people such as Johann Gottfried Herder and the Grimm Brothers set out to…
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Ainee Farooqui
This module aims to capture the rich diversity of the wedding songs in the Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh. It attempts to understand the struggles and experiences of mirasins. Mirasin is a social group who are traditionally involved with singing of songs on occasions such as wedding, birth, and…
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Taha Ahmad
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Sohail Hashmi
  Shahjahan commenced the building of his new capital in 1639. It took almost nine years for its completion and the city was finally inaugurated in 1648, probably in the month of April, coinciding with Nauroz—the new year of the Persians. Exactly 100 years from its founding, Delhi was laid waste by…
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Ipshita Chanda
An overview of its history   Etymology The charit is a type of narrative found in a number of languages existing in pre-modern India, and still survives as a text-name in some of the modern languages formed from them. Generally, the charit is the narrative of a character’s life and/or exploits, but…
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