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Beautiful but ignored

Most visitors to the 14th century village, Nizamuddin Basti, named after a sufi saint, head straight to the saint’s shrine. A few are likely to notice Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s tomb that lies on the left of the principal street. Hidden behind this mausoleum is the marbled Chausanth Khamba, writes Mayank Austen Soofi. Read more...Dabs & Jabs

india Updated: Jul 16, 2010 02:48 IST
Mayank Austen Soofi

Most visitors to the 14th century village, Nizamuddin Basti, named after a sufi saint, head straight to the saint’s shrine. A few are likely to notice Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s tomb that lies on the left of the principal street. Hidden behind this mausoleum is the marbled Chausanth Khamba, writes

Mayank Austen Soofi

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