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Narayani Gupta
Just in his 20s, architect and artist Gordon Sanderson assumed charge of conserving and landscaping many clusters of historic monuments. As part of the series ‘Reading a City’, Sahapedia focuses on the young archaeologist’s engagement with Delhi’s architecture, and his fascination for the craftsman…
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Shruti Chakraborty
Hot on the heels of the RBI introducing the new Rs 100 banknote showcasing the stunningly ornate Rani ki Vav, and ahead of World Tourism Day, Sahapedia looks at the monuments that are currently featured in the latest series of notes issued by the central bank, should they inspire the traveller in…
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Swapna Liddle
  From the time of its inception in the mid–17th century, the physical and cultural fabric of Shahjahanabad has borne the stamp of women patrons. Some women during the Mughal era enjoyed considerable wealth and influence. They could inherit and own landed and other property, and this gave them the…
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Ayan Ghosh
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Saptarshi Sanyal
Cultural Plurality and Innovation in Design of Temples in Bengal: Tradition and Continuity   Introduction   The appearance of temples in the cultural region of Bengal seems to be intermittent in its medieval history. Surviving edifices datable earlier than the 17th century are rare. This can…
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