Distortion of History

Ala-ud-din Khilji

Ala-ud-din Khilji and Somnath

Ala-ud-din Khilji is much in the news these days due to the Padmavati controversy.  While I do not wish to express any views on the movie as such, I wanted…

Veer Durgadas Rathore

Forgotten Heroes – Veer Durgadas Rathore

What I narrate here is folklore as heard in various ballads sung even today in the interiors of Rajasthan माई ऐड़ा पूत जन, जेड़ा दुर्गादास, बाँध मुंडासे राखियो, बिन थांबे…

Slave mentality

Symptoms of slave mentality

Two issues have again caught the public eye in the recent times. They have been pending for many years now. First of them is the reconstruction of Ram mandir on…