Monday, February 27, 2012

Purana Qila – History revisited – part 2

continued from part 1

After visiting the Mosque and its environs, we moved on to the left of the fort, where-in we saw the outer boundary wall as well as underground structures,

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where the ASI is now undertaking extensive restoration work….

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of course, no monument is a monument without its encroachers.

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This family has made a part of the fort their home, with domestic pets et al…

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After this, we continued towards the “Forbidden Gate” or ‘Talaqi Darwaza’

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The Fort as mentioned earlier was a riot of colours with blooming spring flowers and butterflies.

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The walk was completed after some sumptuous snacks, and a couple of group photographs.

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