On July 15, most of Hyderabad celebrated the Bonalu. A more historic venue of the celebration is at Lal Darwaza in the old city. More than 100 years ago, the Nizam’s Prime Minister Maharaja Kishen Perhsad prayed at this temple to provide relief the floods. Floods effected the whole of Hyderabad. and the flood waters… Continue reading Laldarwaza Bonalu 2012
The main facade of the Rai Rayan Devdi in some sense was preserved and had a fresh coat of paint that might suggest it wasnt subjected to neglect. But the interiors are all revamped and different portions have been sold/leased out. Couldn’t help but wonder about the ‘white elephants’ though – has maintaining the history… Continue reading White elephants?
The gate of the Raja Rai Rayan Devdi sticking out like a sore thumb – unable to blend with its new neighbours! It was interesting to note that the clock had numerals in Hindi rather than English/Arabic/Roman letters! All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost… Continue reading Out of Place??
Since he has his stall on the main road, I think this chap is clicked by most photo enthusiasts in the city. All the images on this blog are protected by copyright. Please do not copy, blog or repost in ANY way. If you wish to use them please get in touch with me through… Continue reading Paan waalaa