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When alphabets equals numbers

DNAHM75925 | 10/14/2014 | Author : Kinjal Shah Desai | WC :402

In the fourth edition of Indian Portraits by Anil Relia, the practice of chronogram comes to light through Persian scriptures

Documenting history in just a few words, pages or canvases could be very painstaking, leave aside, getting you off the hook in a matter of hours if you are not treading in the right path. But for curators Tanuja and Anila Relia, it is a passionate walk into the Mughal era as they exhibit paintings of Mughal rules under ‘The Indian Portrait – IV, Muraqqa – an anthological journey of the Mughal Empire’.
In this fourth edition, Relia brings to fore documentation of the Mughal rulers through the practice of chronogram. “The lineage of the Mughal emperors who ruled India and their heritage, in terms of their lives, pursuits, art, conquests, administration, along with a peep into their  shrewd politics has been very aptly placed on their
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