For anyone visiting Pune today, Shinde Chhatri is a beautiful memorial that embodies the glorious legend of Mahadji Shinde. But a few years ago, it was a dilapidated and abandoned monument like its many counterparts, some of which are still waiting for their revival. Some how, the more we overlook this callousness, the more strongly it spreads its roots on these invaluable pieces of history.

CAUTION Loses Deposit!

In July 2014 I took a break from the familiarity of Chennai, when I decided to leave for yet another coastal city of Kochi for training. This was the result of a distant, blurred memory from childhood of an ancient canoe, drifting from a setting sun, into a legacy of greenery. An unreasonable hope of…