Monthly Archives: April 2013

To People Everywhere…

Mita Kapur takes a peek into The General Amar Singh Museum and Library at Castle Kanota, Rajasthan, and finds an extraordinary Rajput aristocrat. The word Rajput resonates with valour, military action, ruling states, echoing history as all of us have read it. “A Rajput who reads will never ride a horse,” is brandished as a proverb in these parts of the country but General Amar Singh of Kanota, a Thikana near Jaipur, read and wrote prolifically and rode his horse. […]