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Tales & Trails

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The Story of Amar Chitra Katha | Tales & Trails
They had atleast 2 generation of Indian kids, hooked to them for life. But how much do you actually know about the Amar Chitra Katha & what went into making these iconic comics? Catch the story of the teller of India’s ‘immortal tales’ - told for the first time ever, in Tales & Trails.

Amazing India

Amazing India

Gingee Fort: ‘Troy of the East’

No less in stature than the greatest forts in North India, Gingee Fort in Tamil Nadu has a dramatic history that goes back 800 years. This impregnable fortification was ruled by great emperors as well as imperial powers but you will never guess who brought about its downfall

Amazing India

Tripura’s Ujjayanta: Seat of the Manikyas

The Ujjayanta Palace rose from the havoc of a devastating earthquake to become a symbol of Tripura. Visit the abode of the Manikya dynasty, which also doubles as a museum of the culture of Northeast India

Amazing India

Baijnath Temple: The Lord of Physicians

A medieval shrine with special curative powers, Baijnath temple is a jewel of the Kangra region in Himachal Pradesh. Adding to its aura are inscriptions in ancient scripts that hint at the temple’s glorious origins

Tales of Our Cities

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Tales of Ahmednagar
It was once the base of a powerful Sultanate that helped shape the History of the Deccan - It was also home to one of the most famous queens of Indian History - Chand Bibi - Catch the Tales of Ahmednagar, from the heart of Maharashtra and find out how it shaped the region with Author, historian and architect Pushkar Sohoni. 

LHI HerStory

LHI HerStory

Tarabai: Saving the Maratha Empire

Rarely remembered, and often eclipsed by the other Maratha greats, Queen Tarabai, Chhatrapati Shivaji’s younger daughter-in-law, saved and revived an empire by sheer force, grit and will.

LHI HerStory

Remembering Sister Nivedita

The story of a woman who was a true champion of India - its arts, science and beliefs

Weaves of India

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The Mystique of Rogan
Team LHI in partnership with Gujarat Tourism brings to you the fascinating story of Rogan, a dying craft form practiced by a single family in Gujarat.

History in a Dish

History in a Dish

Pickle: Preserved by History

Be it a jar of sour limes, tangy mango or spicy chillies that set your mouth on fire, India’s food pantheon is incomplete without pickles or āchār. We take a look at ancient history to find out how pickles made their way into every Indian household

History in a Dish

Pav from the Nau: India’s Portuguese Food Trail

Strains of Portuguese influence can be seen in India even today, especially in food. Here are some of the most delicious foods we have the Portuguese to thank for!