Heritage

The Sad Part of The Masterpieces

Buildings of Husainabad and its preservation Dr. Roshan Taqui It is a matter of concern, wrote several historians, that the Nawabs, their family members and also the richer forebears of each community built v...

Alambagh Palace / Kothi Alamara

Entrance Chander Nagar Gate is free from encroachments Shamim A. Aarzoo Upcoming metro brings the first good news for the heritage of the city. Chander Nagar Gate of the historical Alambagh Palace / Kothi Ala...

Akbari Gate

Memories of Mughal King Akbar in Lucknow Arqam Fazal Mirza Situated in the densely populated area of Chowk, where once Lakhnavi Tehzeeb dominated stands tall the AKBARI DARWAZA. Akbari Darwaza gave access to...

Cathedral Church

The Towering Identity of Hazratganj Akansha Hazratganj, the city's heart is not known as the heart only for being the city's centre but for the things and the places that makes it so. There have been innumera...

Kaptaan Baba

Unusual offerings for a British soldier in Lucknow Uzair Rizvi "Offering a cigarette or bidi with pious mind can lead to fulfillment of the wishes. Devotees took to the practice of alcohol and cigarettes be...

Nawab Mehdi Ali Khan

Prime Minister in Action Ibrahim Ali Khan No single personality has been at the centre of political domination in Awadh, and for such a long period of time ( 1793 – 1837 ), than Nawab Meerza Mehdi Ali Kha...

Musafirkhana

Lesser Known Monument Dr. Roshan Taqui Whenever anybody talks or write about Asifi Imambara or Bara Imambara, he defines the premises, boundaries, or nearby locations that there is a grand hall with vault s...

Satkhanda Caught in a Bind

If you are a visitor to Husainabad looking for Satkhanda, the local people will guide you to the ruins of a building that stands near the outer gate of Chhota Imambara. Strange as it may sound, the building has...