March 23, 2017

You have the Diwan-i-Khaas-o-Aam in the Red Fort and here you can see raised platforms within the courtyard where the owner would have his own little durbars,” says Liddle, “To me, this is Shahjahanabad. In just one building you can see what Shahjahanabad was and what it’s become now.”’
Author and historian Swapna Liddle walks through the lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, telling stories of war, murder, aspiration and devotion.

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