The archaeological site at Agroha, Haryana, commonly called the Agroha Mound, sits right beside NH9. All across the mound where rainwater has created gullies, we can see ancient bricks and walls exposed below surface level. Continue reading
I’m quite heartbroken that the mosque located at B Block in Connaught Place has been demolished. I had written a post about it a few years ago. This uniquely situated mosque was close to the inner circle of CP, and I used to peep into it whenever I was walking along that part of the inner circle colonnade. This time when I peeped in, there was nothing there. Continue reading
While going through earlier posts from this blog on Tilangani’s tomb, I realized that there was one post where I had compared two photos of the edge of the tomb, taken from the same spot but more than five years apart. Since I had Tilangani’s tomb on my mind, I decided to revisit the spot and take yet another photo. Continue reading
The Aga Khan Trust has started restoration work on parts of the mid-14th c tomb of Khan Jahan Tilangani, located in Nizamuddin basti. Tilangani was prime minister during the rule of Firoz Shah Tughlaq. Continue reading
Images in recent posts have not been expandable when clicked, nor downloadable in a large size, which I realized just a few days ago. I’ve made the necessary changes, and the images are now expandable and downloadable, as was the case in earlier posts. And as always most of these images are also available at my Flickr profile. Just thought I’d let readers know.
Photos from the Roop Nagar neighborhood, with some later and more modernist residences than the adjacent Kamla Nagar. Continue reading
Photos from along Satyawati Marg in Kamla Nagar. Continue reading