In a stunning finding, the author recently discovered unseen stone inscriptions from the 1857 Uprising in Delhi, close to Kashmiri Gate. They have some incredible inscriptions, which state: “..9 Pounders. Command Ground near Mori Bastion”
During my heritage exploration visits to this place, I was astonished to saw the remnants of a grand monument that was believed to be a water palace of Khwaja Itmad Khan, an enuch courtier of Emperor Akbar.
Thereafter the brave Mughal princes called Rao Anirudh Singh near to her elephant and told him, Asmat e Chaghtaiya ba Rajput yak ast ! “The honour of Chughtais (Mughals) is same to Rajputs as their own honour “
Early Life of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan & Sociocultural background of 19th Century, Delhi
Maulana Ahmad Ali Saharanpuri – A pioneer !...
A biographical account of 15th century Sufi saint whose couplets were included in Adi Granth
He was born on 25 Shaban 1047 Hijri (1636 AD) at Amethi. His father Mulla Abu Saeed was a Hafiz, a Scholar and a successor of Shaikh Bahawal Haq known as a very noble soul. His mother was the sister of Nawab Izzat Khan ( Real name Abdullah) who was a Mir-i-Aatish at the Royal Kitchen.
One day, Tikait Rai, a jobless youngman , was sweeping the floor at the Khanqah in Damgarha where he often frequented. Shah Basit Ali Qalandar, while stepping out of his house, gave him a Qalamdan ( Pen-case) and prophesied about his bright future as minister.
Of all the rulers of Medieval times, Sher Shah stands as the ideal of New India – The India of Hindus and Muslims united in heart and spirit.
Among five sons of Murad Ali Khan Nawab Muhammad Faiz Ali Khan was more prominent in the political & educational spheres. He was born on 26th August 1821 & completed his education that makes him proficient in Arabic & Persian languages.
And to no surprise of his, he started the first bakery that produced the classic Matri in the afterglow of Delhi Durbar of 1911. Latif Khan took Rehmat Baig as his student of the craftsmanship of which he had become a maestro.
The 10th century culinary treatise of Abbasid era, Kitab al-Tabikh where more than ninety recipes of sweets has been cited has also mentioned these fritters as Zulaabiyyah.
Story of a hyperlocal herbal beverage of Indian...
Food story by Indo-Islamic Culture Zarda is a...
A food story of Indian snack by Indo-Islamic...
Historical time line of leavened bread by Indo...