Asokan Edict of Kalsi and the amazing story of “Discovery of Asoka the Great”

In this episode – Ashokan Rock Edict of Kalsi, Stories of Asoka, the ‘Discovery’ of Asoka by James Prinsep and George Turnour .. and more πŸ™‚

Ashoka’s Pillar near Northern Ridge Delhi

One of the two Ashokan pillars in Delhi is at Northern Ridge. It stands on the road between Mutiny Memorial & Hindu Rao Hospital. Built by Ashoka during ancient times, transported to Delhi in the 14th cent by a curious king & then interpreted by the Orientalists.

Here’s a video which talks about this pillar –Β as we explored the Landmarks of the Revolt of 1857 at the Northern Ridge!