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Photo File: A palace without a queen


The Arakkal palace was once the seat of power and splendour of Kerala's only Muslim royal family. Ravaged by the passage of time, its traditions and conventions are being kept alive by a 75-year-old caretaker who is not even paid for what he does. Photos: K. K. Mustafah




Quite a nice slideshow. The people look very simple :) It would be interesting if Hindu also does audio slideshows, much like BBC's audio slideshows.

from:  Zakir
Posted on: Jun 10, 2012 at 15:42 IST
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