Lucknow Literature Festival 2018 Is Centered Around Oneness Of India

Lucknow Literature Festival 2018 Is Centered Around Oneness Of India

Awadh is evidently famous for its Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb, which is an epitome of intercommunal faith and harmony. Kabir Das, Tulsidas, Majaz, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Mahadevi Varma, Kaifi Azmi and Premchand, all found enlightenment in the same culture. However, today’s world has been polarized by hatred, anger, disputes and violence. Lucknow Literature Festival 2018 has […]
Lucknow’s Clock Tower : Standing High For ‘One India’ Since 1881

Lucknow’s Clock Tower : Standing High For ‘One India’ Since 1881

Lucknow has around five clock towers. These are situated in Husainabad, Central Bank in Hazratganj, Aminabad, City Station and GPO. But almost all the clocks in these Clock Towers have either stopped chiming or were unfunctional. The Clock Tower in Husainabad, Lucknow is one of the tallest clock towers in India. It stands at a […]
Majaz Lucknawi: A Journey Of Love & Nationalism

Majaz Lucknawi: A Journey Of Love & Nationalism

Tera maathe pr ye aanchal bahut khoob hai lekin, Tu is aanchal se parcham bana leti toh acha tha. These lines by Majaz Lakhnawi beautifully encourage women to realize that it is only they (the women) who have the power to bring about change. It is time for women to realize that it’s about courage, […]
Lucknow: Culture And Traditions Through The Eyes Of A Dweller

Lucknow: Culture And Traditions Through The Eyes Of A Dweller

Walking by the side of road, I heard someone greeting me with ‘Aadab’.  It was the spectacular memories of Roomi Gate, initiating a conversation with me. I suppose, this ancient door had tales to narrate. After all, it had witnessed centuries roll over. Quiet overwhelmed, the door continued it’s silent talk. It took me back into […]