RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN AND PARLIAMENT HOUSE:

When the British Raj decided to shift its capital from Calcutta to Delhi in 1911, they wanted a new seat of power that would speak of their imperial power to the natives, and the world. The viceroy’s palatial home would make a perfect symbol for such majesty. Among the woods and relocat... Read More

RED FORT

In 1639, Emperor Shah Jahan, the fifth Great Mughal, commissioned a new fort in Delhi and founded the city of Shahjahanabad. Over the coming centuries, Shahjahanabad became a vibrant cultured city that its locals – such as Mirza Ghalib – called “Dilli” – and for which the poet Z... Read More