DELHI BY HEART
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'How rich was my Delhi' a sensitive portrayal of the city and its past. Must read

My family migrated from West Punjab in 1947, therefore the only stories about Delhi I grew up listening to were from the tales of partition and how refugees settled in camps and colonies, how Lajpat Nagar has changed from single room allotments to its current nouveau rich status and so on.. I think even today Lahore is discussed more often than Delhi by the Punjabi elders.

The little we learnt in school was about the Lodhi's, Qutub Minar and the Humayuns tomb, no one told me about the rich s...
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Kabir Pandit

Jun, 2013

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5

Another fabulous book on Delhi

When you come across a book which has 3 subjects that you are most passionate about “Delhi, Sufism and Food”, you have to stop everything you are doing and just read. Raza Rumi’s “Delhi by Heart: Impressions of a Pakistani Traveller” is that sort of a book. The shared history, culture and food between Pakistan and India have been beautifully revived by Raza. He laments about the fact that as a country both India and Pakistan have not cared for our history and culture. As he takes us through t...
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justagirlfromaamchimumbai

Oct, 2015

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Beautiful, personal and poignant

This book brought back memories of those lazy afternoons with my grand father where he would reminisce about Peshawar and the near perfect life on Arbab road, surrounded by family and friends....the journey to the other side and the slow and painful realization that there was no turning back......"these bloodshot eyes bear testimony that many a tear you did shed, and so did we"..the book made me feel the pain of being displaced and I guess our callous attitude and indifference toward our hist...
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Nj

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Jul, 2013

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5

Best in the market!

Loved the book. Must read for delhi lovers
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Flipkart Customer

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Jan, 2019

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