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The Home of Dr. Sultan Ali Sadiq in old Lucknow

Two years ago I met Dr. Sultan Ali Sadiq for the first time in Ram Advani‚Äôs book shop. Mr Advani had told me that Dr. Sadiq was an orthopaedic doctor and his friend. Also, that he lived in old Lucknow, … Continue reading

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A haveli in Veerpura, Aligarh

Nature has amazing ways, does it not ? It has ways of consoling—otherwise why else, when temperatures in North India touch 45 degrees, would the most fabulous tasting fruits be available ? You have a huge variety of mangoes, of … Continue reading

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An Indian Courtyard

Hello ! Hello ! Hello ! Yes, I know I had disappeared for a while. But the thing with being in India is that your day is completely occupied. From arranging for the TV mechanic to arrive to fix the … Continue reading

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