July 2014

Around India In 80 Trains

(A book by Monisha Rajesh)
(Review by Sonal Kulshrestha)

Did you know that Chandigarh has the distinct status of being India’s first planned city and also it’s cleanest? That post-partition Nehru had commissioned its development to reflect new India?

Did you know that Shimla was built by the British Raj as its official summer capital- a Little England to ‘escape’ India?