Once the palace-garden of a Mughal queen, the Qudsia Bagh in Old Delhi is now little more than a public park. Its once grand structures have crumbled and lawns swallowed by the capital’s urban sprawl. Catch the story of an Empress’s garden retreat, far from the politics of the Imperial Court
The Nizam Shahs left a glorious architectural legacy in Ahmadnagar, the Sultanate’s capital in the Deccan, but the city’s historic fabric is fast eroding. Using Ahmadnagar as a test case, we dive deep into the reasons our built heritage is in peril and figure out a way forward.
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.