A part of India that is associated with the best living traditions of craft, wonderful cuisine, houseboats and shikaras, rushing mountain streams and sw-clad mountains, Srinagar (kashmir) is a garden of paradise. This book explores the history and architectural legacy of this 500-year-old city by bringing alive the rich past with its different eras of rulers who made this a part of their empire. To understand the present context of the city the book takes on a series of walks giving you a chance to get a sense of the architectural legacy, as well as the dynamic interplay of civic life, religion, and trade in the city.
Faisal Alkazi himself is a man of no mean resources when it comes to children's theatre. But then he wears many hats. Besides being a theatre and television director he is also an educationist, counsellor, trainer and costume designer. In addition, Alkazi is the author of some immensely popular children's books including The Danger Within: An Activity Book On Occupational Health Hazard, Naina's Village, The Raindrop, Chilka Lake Adventure and more.