Jahanara Begum

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Manan Kapoor
Although Chandni Chowk is a clumsy, congested market with narrow alleys today, it was once the centre of trade in Shahjahanabad. Built in 1650 by Jahanara Begum, daughter of Mumtaz Mahal and Emperor Shah Jahan, this glorious bazaar has a distinct charm that remains unmatched. (Photo Courtesy:…
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Rafat Qureshi
Introduction Grey-green in the background, the lofty Sihyachal ranges (part of the Deccan plateau) embrace the Queen’s Memorial in their protective arms. The elegant and graceful monument, draped in white, can be viewed from a distance on the road between Daulatabad and Aurangabad. This structure,…
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