Feb 082014
Numaish  For Shopping In Hyderabad

  Numaish: Where Hyderabad Goes Shopping Well, let us go to another Hyderabad tradition i.e. the Numaish or the annual Exhibition is called. Numaish Masnuaat-e-Mulki is an Urdu word meaning Exhibition of Local products. Numaish has been a Hyderabad tradition since 1938.  Like all things in Hyderabad, the folklore related with Numaish is also very interesting and motivating. Some graduates from Osmania University got together with the idea to raise funds for conducting an economic survey of the State. The proposal was put before the then Prime Minister of Hyderabad, Sir Akber Hyderi, and he liked it well to raise the money they [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 292013
Offering Prayers at Mecca Masjid Hyderabad

A Visit to the Mecca Masjid Hyderabad: Clicking Pictures and offering Prayers I have been to Charminar and its surrounding lanes many a time to click pictures, soak in the essence of Old Hyderabad, do shopping at the night market during Ramazan. But the place keeps on pulling me back to itself with the force that can rival Bermudas Triangle. This weekend I was lucky enough to visit one of the holiest mosque in India the Mecca Masjid or Makkah Masjid as it’s called in Hyderabad. Just about 200 yards south of Charminar stands the grand mosque that was built by [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 082012
Essence Of Old Hyderabad-II

Making Bread  This photo is being submitted as part of Thursday challenge with the topic Hands. I clicked this picture during a visit to the Old Hyderabad with TCPC when we were trying to capture the Essence of Old Hyderabad. Check the other photos by clicking here  

Apr 012012
Essence Of Old Hyderabad

We are getting  more and more alienated with our roots and forgetting our heritage, so every once in a while I get a bug to visit old city of Hyderabad to connect to the glorious past of the city. So this Saturday with a group  of TCPC  shutterbugs we decided to visit the old city behind the  Salarjung museum. The meeting point was Darush Shifa Jamia Masjid which has  pure white  presence in sea of color around it. I have never been in this part of the city and was very excited about the visit.  The group leader Rahul [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]