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Surviving the Siege of Lucknow, Sikandar Bagh is a reminder of the city's cultural legacy

Every Lucknowite has either read Shatranj Ke Khiladi penned down by Premchand or watched its cinematic adaptation by Satyajit Ray. Either way, you know that the City of Nawabs played an important role during the Revolt of 1857 and Sikandar Bagh can be called its epicentre, for it bears a connection to the Siege of Lucknow. Built during the nineteenth century by Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Lucknow, this Bagh is spread across almost 4.5 acres of land. If you want a peek into the rich heritage of this city, then tag along with us on this know-all virtual tour of Sikandar Bagh.

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Here's a guide of the literary gems you can bag during this last lap of Lucknow Book Fair!

Don't you hate missing a book fair because it left town before you even came to know about it? Well, we don't want you to feel disappointed about missing out on the Lucknow Book Fair, being held from 5-14 March at Bal Sanghralaya in Charbagh. This book fair is a haven for literature enthusiasts and book hoarders, especially for those who enjoy reading regional languages such as, Hindi, Urdu and Sindhi. Come along with us on a virtual tour of this fair, as we give you a sneak-peak into the best things that it offers!

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