In old Delhi a few faithful keep the tradition of pigeon racing alive.
Culture by Mohit GuptaJul 05, 2013
Old Delhi, the last of the seven
reincarnations of Delhi, subsumes most of the Mughal legacy. The legacy
manifests itself not only in the architectural marvels, but also (and in a more
interesting manner) in the lifestyle of generations that have lived here ever
since. The old, dilapidated rooftops of Old Delhi carry one such imprint—the
art of pigeon combat, kabootarbazi.
For me, the curiosity to meet these pigeon fanciers was first borne out
of William Dalrymple’s City of
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is an independent
photographer based in Delhi. He focuses on documenting traditional life ways of
living as they exist today.
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