Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah, the last ruler of Awadh.Image: Courtesy Wikimedia Commons Kolkata’s famed Victoria Memorial Hall’s innovative stroke is paying off. A year-and-a-half ago, it introduced a new concept titled ‘Object of the Month’. This series began with the display of two original sketches by ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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