It may be hard to imagine today but there were once over 100 baolis or stepwells scattered across the nation’s capital. Few have survived the test of time. The most well-kept one is nestled within the historic Red Fort Complex and is 300 years older than the monument itself. Read on to find out what secrets are hidden within its deep recesses.
With a new year a new start - LHI presents ‘Tales from Our Cities’. In the first, we head to the lanes and by-lanes of Old Delhi in search of the grand Mughal capital of Shahjahanabad with Author, Historian and Convenor of INTACH’s Delhi Chapter Dr Swapna Liddle - Here is a quick look