Durga Puja Around

Delhi is all shimmering with the Puja fervor. Though not a very northern festival, Durga Puja is celebrated in a grand way in various parts of the capital. Be it Kashmere Gate, Safdarjung  Enclave  or Bengali dominated Chittaranjan(CR) Park, one would find hundreds of Puja Pandals scattered across various regions. Hordes of families find their…

The Qutab Complex

The Qutab Minar is very near to where I stay. I chose to spend some leisure time around the flourishing & fresh gardens surrounding the complex this weekend. Here is a factual account of the historic & tall monument. With the onset of Islamic sultanate in India, the victory tower of Qutab Minar was started by…

Unveiling Assam

With this post, I begin a worthy purpose of introducing an ethereal place which I believe, is not much familiar to the rest of the country. The true identity of the place & its people are suppressed underneath the cloud of political clashes. It has its share of pain but it’s high time to acknowledge…

Bagh-e-Bahu

On the embankment of Tawi river is this beautiful terraced garden called Bagh-e-Bahu. To kill some time before boarding the train back to Delhi, I opted to stroll around this Mughal-age garden. A glance at the garden This garden was built to compliment the Bahu fort; the oldest fort in the state. The Bahu fort…

The Yatra

After taking my alight from the bus, I headed towards the Yatri reservation centre & got a slip to embark on the saintly path. While crossing the first security check post, a medley of sights and sounds greeted me. While entering Battling the stimuli of horse smells & their dung, I along with many others…