The event took place at Niche Lounge and Bistro, Connaught Place. Located in the heart of Delhi, this place beams of classy ambience. The elevator interestingly takes you on the second floor and you find yourself in a massive expanse with amazing interiors and exteriors.
About the book:
The Kashmir Story (1 and 2) are a veritable encyclopaedia on Kashmir. Part 1 traces the history of Kashmir beginning from the legends of Nilamatapurana to Kalhana’s Rajatarangini followed by Jonaraja’s, Srivara’s and Sukha’s historical accounts which give us a vivid account of Kings, their rule and misrule and an all-encompassing fabric of the existing political, administrative, economic and social life. It describes the rise and fall of the Gonanda, Vikramaditya, Lohara, Karkota, Utpala dynasties with the fascinating palace intrigues, romances and civil wars. It also describes the topography of Kashmir highlighting its important places and frontier regions.
The chapter on Kashmir under Mughals highlights the secular character of Akbar, Jahangir’s love for Kashmir and their contribution to the development of its beautiful lakes and gardens.The book ends with the cultural highlights of the medieval period with Scholarly works of Abhinavagupta, Lall Ded and her famous vaakhs, poetry of songstress Habba Khatoon and the verses of Rupa Bhawani.
The Kashmir Story Part 1 & 2 are available for 695/- and 595/- respectively.
Venue Details: Niche Lounge & Bistro,2nd & 3rd Floor, M-16, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001
Vijay Arora (L) father of Tarun Arora (R) owner of Niche Lounge & Bistro.
Review Credit – Deviyani Srivastava
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