Exploring “Sanjay Van – Qila Lal Kot” – Episode #4

In this episode we learn about the Delhi of pre-Qutub times and the rise and downfalls of this capital city. We climb atop the ruins of massive walls of Lal Kot ..its a lovely view up there! From one of the highest points in this ridge, we then spot no less than 7 heritage monuments scattered in the Mehrauli area – Quli Khan‘s tomb, Alai Minar, Imam Zamin‘s tomb, Qutub Minar, Yogmaya temple, Gurudwara Banda Bahadur and Maham Anga/Adham Khan‘s tomb ..and some chitchat about these places of interest Awesome fun it was. Hope you’ll like the video 🙂  More Heritage – Music – Travel – Food videos at our Youtube channel >> http://www.youtube.com/adityapathakutube

 

The Khair ul Manazil Mosque : Neighborhood of Old Fort – Episode 2

In this episode we visit the Khairul Manazil mosque built under the patronage ofMaham Anga, Emperor Akbar’s wet-nurse. The video primarily covers the following aspects associated to this place:

  • Emperor Akbar
  • Akbar’s wet-nurse Maham Anga and her son’s Quli Khan and Adham Khan
  • The arrow attack on Akbar from the walls of this mosque
  • Shihabuddin Ahmed Khan and how Neher-e-Shihab became the link between Feroz Shah Tughlaq’s canal-network and Shahjehan’s canal at Chandni Chowk
  • Architecture of Khairul Manazil mosque and modern restoration work

Chk out the video to know more about this place 🙂