What do the historic sites of Bidar, Mandu, Naldurg, Telangana’s Ramappa Temple and the Ajanta and Ellora caves have in common? Well, it’s the legendary archaeologist Ghulam Yazdani, who was the first to study and document these sites. Yet he is barely remembered. We trace his journey
Mathura, Patna, Varanasi, Peshawar & Allahabad are just some of the cities that go back over 2500 years. How did their journey start & what do we know of the kingdoms, that they were central to? We dip into decades of research & tell the story of the ‘Solasa Mahajanapadas’.
He worked on some of the greatest archaeological sites in the subcontinent and turned back the clock on its civilisation by more than 2,500 years. Catch the story of Sir John Marshall, who took over the ASI at the age of 25 and who opened doors to our past we didn’t even know existed