1 February 2023| Ignition
History is not just about the hunt. Or about victors & vanquished.
It’s about fascinating three dimensional characters. And the complex impacts they left in their time. And ours.
So, as history debates rage, scholar detective MANU PILLAI unpeels a treasury of stories & figures from the past that makes us rethink our presumptions.
From the grand Cholas of Tamil Nadu to the rainbow sultans of the Deccan. Patriots of the East. To contested figures like Veer Savarkar & Tipu Sultan. Intellectual forensics at its best.