In the northern corner of Mumbai at the Manori Island, is the hidden Kaka Baptista East Indian Museum which serves as an example for restoring and safeguarding a community’s cultural legacy. In this episode of Heritage Matters, we take a peep into the early life of Bombay’s East Indian Community.
In a country strewn with heritage sites, you’d be amazed to know that just a minuscule number of sites are protected. Most are just disappearing! How can the crisis here be averted? We caught up with Dr. Gautam Sengupta, the former Director-General of Archaeological Survey of India...
Once worth their weight in gold, the fine Muslin Jamdanis of Bengal almost vanished from looms. What happened & how was this prized weave revived? Catch our new series ‘Heritage Matters’, where we look at the people and institutions who are working to save our heritage.
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