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Posts from the ‘Issue 7/Lucknow’s Many Muslims’ Category

Why so few Muslims in Lucknow live across the Gomti

By Raphael Susewind
The map by and large confirms that most Muslims live in old Lucknow, apart from select pockets across the river, some of which - like Ujariyaon, the isolated dark area in the East - are old Muslim villages now surrounded by modern townships (see a more in-depth analysis here). That the old city has many Muslim inhabitants can be expected and explained through the city's history; residential patterns tend not to change too quickly, one inherits one's family home.

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The vanishing culture and traditions of Lucknow

By Uzair Hasan Rizvi
Once very famous and rich for its tehzeeb, (etiquette and traditions), Lucknow is fast losing traditions and practices, which showcased its cultural significance. Chowk, the bazaar of yester- years, and the pivot around which many traders and artisans grew, has transformed.

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Photo-Essay: A Day in ‘Purana’ Lucknow

By Maulshree Gangwar
A Photo-Essay on different shades of Lucknow, the eternal city of the Nawabs.

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