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The Emperor’s Urs: Riddhi Bhandari

Guest post by RIDDHI BHANDARI
Photographs by SIDDHI BHANDARI

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When I first reached Agra for fieldwork, one of the first things guides and shopkeepers around the Taj Mahal told me about was the Urs: “Urs ke liye zaroor rahiyega. You must stay for the Urs. The Taj is different and worth seeing.” Continue reading The Emperor’s Urs: Riddhi Bhandari