The Story of Razia Sultan at the Qutub Complex
The Story of Razia Sultan at the Qutub Complex
Heritage
Delhi
with Mariyam Siddiqui

Synopsis

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the greatest Queen of Indian History - ‘Razia Sultan’ the woman who inspires legends. She commanded her army, brought down the most chauvinistic nobles and administered her people with justice and courage.

The walk is centered around the Qutub complex. It was here that Razia led her successful insurrection. We will see the tomb of Iltutmish built by his favorite and worthiest offspring – his daughter. Also, the Masjid Quwwat-Ul-Islam, in which the Khutbah was read in the name of a female in a mosque where even their presence was prohibited.

Her strength did not lay in the powerful nobility or the strong army but in the common populace of Delhi. With whom she was so popular and so well loved that no rebellion against her could have succeeded and every court conspiracy would have failed.

Then how did she die? For love or power? Or simply because she dared to be a fearless woman in a man’s world.

Target Audience History and Story enthusiasts!
Meeting/Start Point Qutub Minar Ticket Counter

Note
  • You are required to share your booking details via phone/SMS/WhatsApp with GointheCity on these numbers: Aditi - 9818688010; Ajay - 9582891707
  • A 20% discount is applicable for all women participants
  • Students (Graduate and above) can attend this walk for a discounted fee. A valid institution ID card will need to be presented to avail the student discount
  • Please contact GointheCity on the indicated numbers for any information or assistance


Mariyam Siddiqui's Profile
Mariam is a history honors student at the Delhi University and belongs to a family of culture and heritage enthusiasts. She is a born and bred Delhiite with an inbuilt fascination with the glorious and not so glorious past that the monuments of the Sultanate stand witness to. Storytelling is her forte and she is able to divulge that enthusiasm and passion to others around her.

2 Hours
Daily

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+91 95828 91707
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