In Custody & Crisis: Article 15

Mom: “Aap bhi Bengali ho keya?” Pretty Girl: “We are Mohammedans” That was the parting tete-e tete at Mrs. Yaqub’s Light Shop, near Hawa Mahal. Her helper was an immigrant Bengali, and presumably Muslim. I assume because the man migrated from Murshidabad, a predominantly Muslim area. So my Mother’s logical inference was: the shop owner …

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Jaipur Diaries: Chapter 13

Back to the Walled City Sheher - the Walled City - is the heart of Jaipur. It’s the India that piques interest. Not pity (unlike Dharavi). One of the 7 gates of the Walled City An Airy Tryst I set out with my typically touristy Mother for a tour of the Old City, beginning with …

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