Dholavira – 3500 BCE

I picked this article about the fascinating ruins of Dholavira from the TOI e-paper, a few days back. While presenting the budget, our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that five archaeological sites will be developed as “iconic” destinations. These five sites are – Rakhigarhi, Hastinapur, Shivsagar, Dholavira and Adichaunallur. For a history buff like me, … Read more

Dilli Darshan – Touched something made 5000 years back 

On September 1st, Krishnan and I visited the National Museum. Where else will history buffs start ? :). The National Museum is spread over three floors and it will take you nearly three days to truly see every artefact on display. The ground floor has artefacts from the Indus Valley civilisation, sculptures from the medieval … Read more