Not far from Thatta, the medieval capital of Sindh, is one of the world’s largest cemetery – the Makli Necropolis. This hilltop city of the dead holds half a million tombs, many still astonishingly beautiful. Catch the story of Makli and the town that flourished at the mouth of the Indus
Boasting one of the world’s richest collections of books and manuscripts on Islamic literature and history, this library was a personal gift from a beloved son of Bihar who loved the ‘Patna public’ more than he did money. Catch the moving story of Khuda Bakhsh and his labour of love
Once worth their weight in gold, the fine Muslin Jamdanis of Bengal almost vanished from looms. What happened & how was this prized weave revived? Catch our new series ‘Heritage Matters’, where we look at the people and institutions who are working to save our heritage.