Tag: civil lines
Landmarks of 1857 (Part 5) : CHAUBURJA MOSQUE – Delhi Ridge
In this episode of our Heritage Walks series we visit the CHAUBURJA MOSQUE in the Delhi Northern Ridge area. This place is believed to be built by Feroz Shah Tughluq in the 14th Century. The Mughals later added few structures on to the building and during the days of the Revolt of 1857 this was…
Landmarks of 1857 (Part 4) : KHOONI JHEEL (a bloody lake) – Delhi Ridge (video)
A haunted lake with a bloody past; A girl in white cotton dress; A headless soldier; A lucky infant named Stanley Delhi Force; a battle between rebels and the company! All this and more in this episode of Landmarks of 1857 – remembering the days of the Revolt!
Landmarks of 1857 (Part 3) : Guard House (Delhi Ridge)
In this episode we make a quick visit to an old building, a Guard House from the 19th century, standing in the Delhi ridge… and we also discover more about the stories of the Revolt of 1857! Happy exploring..
Landmarks of 1857 (Part 2) : Flag Staff Tower (Delhi Ridge)
In this latest series about the Revolt of 1857 (also known as the First War of Independence in India) we visit the Flagstaff Tower within the Delhi University ridge area. Let’s explore how this tower is associated with the revolt!