The city of Lucknow shares deep and historic ties with the sacred city of Najaf in Iraq. Catch the story of how the Shia Nawabs of Awadh forged historic links with faraway Iraq and even attempted to ‘bring’ Najaf to Lucknow.
The last Nawab of Awadh built Sikandar Bagh as a cultural retreat for himself in the heart of Lucknow. It turned into a bloody battle that took place during the Revolt of 1857. Here’s its dramatic story