Back to life

A month ago, I had an opportunity to visit the Qutb Shahi tombs site and had a (brief) look at the restoration activities and to say that it is a mega project would be an understatement. The entire restoration project is┬ádivided into three phases and each phase is planned such that the visitors can move… Continue reading Back to life

Hayath Bakshi Begum Mosque

Hayat Bakshi Begum, an outstanding queen of her times, was the beautiful daughter of Quli Qutb Shah. She was popularly knows as ‘Maa Saheba’ (Masab Tank was originally called Maa Saheba Tank)She was widowed when she was only twenty one and governed the kingdom till her son, Abdulla was old enough to take over. Hayatnagar,… Continue reading Hayath Bakshi Begum Mosque