Ganjifa Cards

Ganjifa tradition of Sawantwadi is almost three hundred years old. However, the technique of executing round playing cards did not originate from Sawantwadi. Scholars believe that the game of large size circular playing cards was first invented by the Malla Kings of Bishnupur (Bengal) in the 8th Century AD. Jaipur, Orissa and Cuddappa in the…

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Dilli 6

Old Delhi, walled city of New Delhi was founded as Shahjahanabad by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1639. It was once filled with mansions of nobles and members of the royal court, along with elegant mosques and gardens. Today, despite having become extremely crowded and dilapidated, it still serves as the symbolic heart of the metropolitan city. Chandni Chowk, originally meaning moonlit square or…

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