Month: January 2020

Bird’s-eye Perspective of the Historic Core of Hyderabad Viewed from the North (1925)

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Brahma Kshatriyas of Hyderabad / Hyderabad

This is a bird’s eye view of Charminar area from the north and I came across this map commissioned by Hyderabad Municipal Survey in the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, MIT library as part of my research. This is the general area in which the #BKC lived for a number of years.Professor Karen Leonard, of University of California, Berkley acquired all the maps while she was pursuing her anthropological research on another caste group- the Kayasths of Hyderabad. […]