Heritage

Hyderabadi Dholak ke Geet

Dholak ke Geet is a traditional Hyderabadi artform, performed by women on special occasions and gatherings. A group of women with Dhols or Drums donned the pack with their tunes dominated by the Urdu Dakhni dialect. From godh-bharai, childbirth, aqeeqa, chilla, chatti to manje, sanchak, mehndi, shaadi, valima, jumagi, it was once performed everywhere. The …

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Nizam H.H. Mir Osman Ali Khan — the founder of the High Court of Telangana

the founder of high court of telangana

Mir Osman Ali Khan was the seventh and last Nizam of the largest princely state in British India who ruled Hyderabad at 25 for 38 years (1911-1948). It’s a well-known fact that Nizam of Hyderabad was the 5th richest man in humankind’s history and the wealthiest Indian who ever lived. He was also featured in Time …

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AIMIM – Story of a party from shackles to power in Hyderabad

aimim - story of the party in hyderabad

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen or AIMIM has been one of the largest party representing a formidable section of Muslim and lower caste communities in India. Standing by its slogan “Jai Bhim Jai Meem,” the party has found influence primarily by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, chairman of the Indian Constitution’s Drafting Committee. A controversial party for its bold, …

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