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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Swapna Liddle

Swapna Liddle is a historian of Delhi and the author of Chandni Chowk: The Mughal City of Old Delhi

An Expert Explains: Red Fort and Delhi — symbols and narratives of power down the ages
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

Republic Day violence at Red Fort: Many symbols came together in the images — a massive anti-government protest, a site intimately connected to an annual national event, and the pennant of a religious community. What did this act signify?

Lutyens and Baker — the true story
Sun, Sep 29, 2019

Lutyens knew Baker well, and had even worked in collaboration with him, but may have felt in this case that Baker was being thrust upon him.

Mumtaz’s Mahal: The story of influence that royal women enjoyed
Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Behind Shah Jahan and Mumtaz’s love story lies the story of influence that royal women enjoyed during the era.