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Perpetual-City-A-Short-Biography-of-Delhi

Capital to successive empires andthe independent Indian republic, Delhi is finally coming into its own as thenation's first city in the twenty-first century. In so doing, it has leftbehind once and future contenders for the title - Bombay, Madras, Calcutta. Howdid this small settlement, founded in the lee of an ancient range of hills ineighth century by a Tomar Rajput chief called Suraj Pal, become one of theworld's great cities, home to nearly twenty million people, witness to the riseand fall of empires and dynasts and eccentrics as magnificent and notable asthe Tomar Chauhans, the Mamluks, the Khiljis, the Tughlaks, the Sayyids, theLodis, the Mughals, the Nehrus, the Gandhis and dozens of others too numerousto count. Drawing upon her unparalleled knowledge of the city she has spentmost of her life in, Malvika Singh gives us a book that reveals the pith andessence of Delhi through the memorable people who lived (and live) in it, itsgreat buildings, its extraordinary food, its unforgettable music and thecenturies of blood and history that have seeped into every square inch of itssoil.

Interns

  1. Ananya Tiwari
    School/College : LSR, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 14-03-2017 to 25-04-2017
    Research Project : Read more

  2. Yastika Sahrawat
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 06-02-2017 to 18-03-2017
    Research Project : Zoroastrianism in DelhiWeekl Read more

  3. Excellent Hansda
    School/College : IIT Roorkee
    Duration of the Project : 02-12-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Gardens of Read more

  4. Ashwarya Samkaria
    School/College : Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 03-10-2016 to 13-01-2017
    Research Project : Odissi in DelhiRead more

  5. Tarini Singh
    School/College : Hansraj College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 22-08-2016 to 02-10-2016
    Research Project : Vasant Kunj Read more

  6. Sachi Shukla
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Motifs Read more

  7. Gargi Chanda
    School/College : National Institute of Fashion Technology
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 17-07-2016
    Research Project : Maati: Pott Read more

  8. Aakansha Malia
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : Excava Read more

  9. Manisha Chaudhary
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 23-05-2016 to 03-07-2016
    Research Project : The Li Read more

  10. Renu Deshwal
    School/College : Daulat Ram College, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 25-01-2016 to 06-03-2016
    Research Project : Phoolw Read more

  11. Sakshi Singh
    School/College : Miranda House, Delhi University
    Duration of the Project : 11-01-2016 to 26-02-2016
    Research Project : Bird w Read more

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