heritage in Dhaka

Resurrecting Lalkuthi

Barely three bookshelves with broken doors, shattered glass panes scattered all over the floor and damp cobweb-ridden walls -- such is the scene inside Farashganj’s Johnson Hall, also known as Lalkuthi.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Historic graves at Old Dhaka's Hussaini Dalan that often go unnoticed

Hussaini Dalan is not just a Shiite centre in Dhaka; it is also a Dhaka landmark, spanning centuries of history. While its religious programmes, especially during Muharram and more particularly Ashura are unparalleled, Hussaini Dalan as a Dhaka heritage is extraordinary as well.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Resurrecting Lalkuthi

Barely three bookshelves with broken doors, shattered glass panes scattered all over the floor and damp cobweb-ridden walls -- such is the scene inside Farashganj’s Johnson Hall, also known as Lalkuthi.