Delhi’s Oral History

“Museums and libraries in the city have stacks of its records — rich with tangible heritage, tales of rulers and their nobles. However, it does not have much to offer in terms of nuanced personal accounts of places in Delhi, past events and its citizenry.  This ‘vacuum’ has captured the attention of the department of archives, which has planned to launch ‘oral history project’ to gather and record people’s memories and experiences.  The idea is to document the lifestyle of Delhiites, their stories and perspective, particularly of the previous century that is unavailable in written form, said a Delhi government official involved with the project.”  For full story click here.

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