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Natasha Nargolkar
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Dr Maneet Kaur
Books in English   Aijazuddin, F.S. Pahari Paintings and Sikh Portraits in the Lahore Museum. London, New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1977.   All about Sikh. Art and Architecture of Harimandir Sahib: The Golden Temple. Online at http://www.sikhhistory.com/sikhhist/personalities/gian_naqsh.html (…
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Dr Maneet Kaur
  Sachkhand, Sri Harmandir Sahib (also called Sri Darbar Sahib) was blown up thrice, between 1757 to 1764, by Ahmed Shah Abdali. In 1764 Maharaja Jassa Singh Ahluwalia (1718–83) and Misl Sikh chieftains took the initiative to rebuild Darbar Sahib that stands till date.   In 1810, Maharaja Ranjit…
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Parshati Dutta
Parshati Dutta: As a long term member and current coordinator of the NSC (National Scientific Committee) on Cultural Routes (CIIC) for ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) India, tell us about the significance of Cultural Routes.   Ridhima Bajaj: The histories and cities that…
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Surangama Lala Dasgupta
The theory and practice of mudra is an integral part of our classical heritage. From the Vedic period right down to our times, mudra has played a crucial role in our representational arts like dance and music, as well as in yoga and prayer. This is an attempt to study and examine the role of mudra…
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Sweta Dutta
  History writing, as historians themselves assert, is premised on the present. The past becomes meaningful and usable when it is channelised by the contemporary desires of individuals and communities. How should we try to bridge the seemingly disparate spheres of professional and public knowledge…
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