Welcome , Swagatam and Khushamdeed to Hazrat-e-Dilli
Come, explore and fall in love the Beauties of Delhi (Dilli ki Ranaiya’n) and the World with me, Rana Safvi
I have a masters in medieval history from the prestigious Centre for Advanced Studies, Dept. of History, AMU.
A firm believer in our Ganga Jamuni Tehzeeb, I am passionate about gaining and sharing knowledge and documenting India’s rich cultural heritage via my books, articles, blogs and videos.
My personal twitter handle is @iamrana and for history / culture buffs i tweet under
If you are interested in Urdu and Urdu shayri I tweet under @urdualfaz and @shairoftheday
I am the the author of Where Stones Speak – The Delhi Trilogy : 1. Historical Trails in Mehrauli, the First City of Delhi
- The Forgotten Cities of Delhi
Shahjahanabad The Living City of Old Delhi
Tales from the Quran and Hadith
translator of Syed Ahmad Khan s Asar us Sanadid
Translator- Zahir Dehlvi s Dastan-e-Ghadar
Translator -City of my Heart (4 accounts from 19th and 20th century).
My blog is a repository of her writings on Indian culture, food, heritage and age-old traditions. I am the founder and moderator of the hashtag #Shair on Twitter, a forum that has revived popular interest in Urdu poetry in a major way.
I was a columnist with The Hindu and Daily O
Contributor to all major newspapers and magazines