The idea that this journey is being transformed into a “pay-per-prayer” weekend, as sardar notes, is heart wrenching and worrying.
He was brought down to us from Afghanistan by a friendly sardar, who had taken an interest in him.
The sardar's harem has less decoration than the state apartments.
One chamber, called the Hall of the sardar, bears witness to former splendour in its decorations.
Then at a signal from their sardar (leader), they bound Chandra Babu hand and foot and squatted round him in a circle.
The late sardar Lachman Singh will go down to posterity as a hero, because he knew how to die.