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  • Bhagirath Palace: Begum Samru’s forgotten haveli in Old Delhi

    Bhagirath Palace: Begum Samru’s forgotten haveli in Old Delhi

    The Bhagirath Palace electrical market is one of Chandni Chowk’s most famous bazaars, visited by thousands in search of lamps, lights and electrical knick-knacks. However, not many are familiar with the intriguing history of not only the 19th-century building that was once a symbol of power and sex, but of its enigmatic owner Begum Samru. Sahapedia traces the story ofBhagirath Palace, aka Begum Samru ki Haveli.

    March 8, 2019