It is one of India’s most exquisite monuments and it has survived only because it was buried under the ground for centuries. In Tales & Trails we pick out the story of The Queen’s Legacy, the famous Ran-ki-vav in Patan and trace the story of an old capital, that stood here 1000 years ago.
The first Muslim dynasty of the Deccan the Bahmanis remain an enigma. We headed to Daulatabad, Gulbarga and Bidar their old capitals, to trace their story and how they set the ball rolling for a new Dakhini culture with Author and Historian Helen Philon who has done decades of research on them
For millions of Indians, a day without a cup of ‘Chai’ is unimaginable. But did you know, hardly anyone in India drank tea until 1900s. In this episode of Tales & Trails, we bring you a fascinating insight into how politics, economics and a massive propaganda campaign by the British, turned Indians into ‘Chai Lovers’.
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