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Medha Deshmukh Bhaskaran
The great 17th-century Maratha leader, Chhatrapati Shivaji, is known for his military strategy and diplomacy. While he commanded over 300 forts during his reign, it’s interesting to analyse how Pratapgad—the site of the famous battle between Shivaji and Afzal Shah in 1659, and the first and only…
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Ramji Narayan
In southern Delhi, on the Badarpur–Mehrauli Road, to the north of Asola greens and Dr Karni Singh Shooting range, rise the ruins of the Tughlaqabad fort. The site still affords a glimpse of a pre-gunpowder era medieval fort and the city it enclosed, since it is still modestly well preserved.    It…
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S. Gopalakrishnan: What is the historical significance of Tughlaqabad?   K.K. Muhammed: When we compare Tughlaqabad with Delhi's Red Fort or Agra Fort, and others except one or two like Daulatabad or Ranthambore or Chittor Fort, it comes under the mightiest forts in India. Before Tughlaqabad, Delhi…
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Begde, P.V. 1982. Forts and Palaces of India. New Delhi: Sagar Publications.   Brown, Percy. 1942. Indian Architecture (Islamic Period). Bombay: D.B. Taraporewala Sons & Co.   Burton-Page, J. 1960. ‘A Study of Fortification in the Indian Subcontinent from the Thirteenth to the Eighteenth…
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  Begde, P.V. 1982. Forts and Palaces of India. New Delhi: Sagar Publications.   Brown, Percy. 1942. Indian Architecture (Islamic Period). Bombay: D B Taraporewala Sons & Co.   Burton-Page, J. 1960. ‘A Study of Fortification in the Indian Subcontinent from the Thirteenth to the Eighteenth…
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Ayan Ghosh
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The module is an introduction to the history and architecture of Tughlaqabad Fort. The fort stretches across nearly seven kilometres on the Qutab–Badarpur road, covering a vast expanse of rocky terrain. Initially built by Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty, the structure…
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Fass, Virginia. 1986. The Forts of India. Calcutta: Rupa & Co.   Gordon, S. 1979. ‘Forts and Social Control in the Maratha State’. Modern Asian Studies 13.1:1–17.   Markel, S. 1994. ‘Once the Capital of India: The Great Fort of Daulatabad. Orientations 25.2:47–52.   Mate, M.S. 1983. Daulatabad…
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