In the 1570s, a king of Ahmadnagar had had enough of his manipulative mother & conniving nobles, so he decided to take a sabbatical. He took a ‘break’ for more than 12 years leaving his job to a minister! We trace the little known story of the ‘mad’ king, Murtaza Nizam Shah I.
After the devastating defeat at the hands of Emperor Ashoka there was a king who restored the pride of ancient Kalinga. But what do we know about King Kharavela? On Tales & Trails, we take you to his old capital and the place from where archaeologists began to piece together the story of this great king.