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R.V. Smith

Articles by R.V. Smith

Riddle Of <em>Samadhis</em>: Continuing Legend Of Prithviraj Chauhan's Daughter Bela Sidhi

Riddle Of Samadhis: Continuing Legend Of Prithviraj Chauhan's Daughter Bela Sidhi

Jan 18, 2020 R.V. Smith

Did the daughter of Prithviraj Chauhan commit 'sati' because her husband was killed in a battle at Panchkuian...

New Year Eve Of 1857: When Plunderers Ruled Delhi

New Year Eve Of 1857: When Plunderers Ruled Delhi

Dec 31, 2019 R.V. Smith

Sanctioned by the British Army, the Prize Agents, active since autumn of 1857, ransacked houses, havelis,...

How Akbar And Jehangir Celebrated Christmas

How Akbar And Jehangir Celebrated Christmas

Dec 23, 2019 R.V. Smith

Both the monarchs commemorated the festival and partook of the traditional dinner at the Agra Fort

Why Is There No Saint From North India?

Why Is There No Saint From North India?

Nov 26, 2019 R.V. Smith

Despite the importance of Delhi and Agra in the field of missionary work, none of the illustrious priests has...

Diwali or Jashan-e-Chiraghan During Mughal Reign

Diwali or Jashan-e-Chiraghan During Mughal Reign

Oct 28, 2019 R.V. Smith

Diwali was considered, even by the orthodox Muslims, a festival of natural joy of God’s creation.

When Delhi Had Three Red-Light Areas And Tommies Made Merry

When Delhi Had Three Red-Light Areas And Tommies Made Merry

Oct 03, 2019 R.V. Smith

In the mad rush of life in Delhi today, one cannot even think that red-light area existed on the Kashmere...

Mausiqi Manzil: Where Music Resides

Mausiqi Manzil: Where Music Resides

Sep 07, 2019 R.V. Smith

Mausiqi Manzil now is in a dilapidated condition, though students of music continue to be trained there,...

Bakrid Diary

Bakrid Diary

Aug 21, 2019 R.V. Smith

In this week's diary, historian RV Smith writes about the Bakrid festivities- tracing it back the Mughal era.