11 Feb

The Broken Script

By the early 19th century, the Mughal Empire was merely a shadow of its past, in decline for almost a century and was practically gone. A new power had emerged - the British East India Company, which captured Delhi, the Mughal capital in September 1803, becoming its de facto ruler. Join us as Historian Swapna Liddle shows us how the two regimes overlapped and Delhi, being at the cusp of modernity, changed forever.