Heritage

India is blessed with a rich heritage. From the world’s tallest brick minaret to the second largest dome in the word, the country is home to some of the greatest architectural wonders of the world. Explore the grand monuments of India in this section.

India Perspectives

The Masketeers of Majuli

The boat we were on seemed intent on breaking a record for carrying passengers. With easily over a hundred people on board along with three dozen bikes and a few cars, the boat slowly chugged across the Br....

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Ayandrali Dutta

The Nawab’s Kolkata

Issue 03, 2019 Heritage

Four decades ago, when Oscar award winning director Satyajit Ray homed in on the imambara at Metiabruz on the outskirts of Kolkata, to shoot extensively for his iconic film Shatranj Ke Khiladi (which was released in 1977), it was p....

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India Perspectives

Minstrels of the desert

Issue 04, 2018 Heritage

From songs that celebrate life to those which lament deaths, Rajasthan’s folk music has varied colours

Every region develops its own type of music based on the terrain and geography of its land. Rajastha....

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