Anecdotes and lores About Hyderabad in Either Urdu or English

charminarHyderabad: The anecdotes and lores about Hyderabad are in either Urdu or English; he brought a collection of nuggets in Hindi titled Daastan-e-Hyderabad.
Principal of Anwar-ul-uloom provided a comprehensive insight into Hyderabad in local lingo.
The well known matters are little-known things about Hyderabad and both its dark and bright alleys and the people who live in Mahals and also gutters of old city. For this he has spoken at length with family members of the nobility to get stories which are only part of family lore.That’s what makes ‘Dastan-e-Hyderabad’ more appealing and readable.
Verma writes about the generous donations made for public causes by the last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan, his tactful handling of disputes arising between Hindus and Muslims and the land row between Sikhs and Muslims at Nanded Gurudwara to show his charitable and just nature.
“I have tried to present the historic as also the popular folklore connected with events,” says the versatile writer who’s earlier book on Hyderabad localities in Hindi created a stir.

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