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Hari Parbat

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By Sheikh Usman Have you ever wanted to see an entire old city or downtown? If yes then the only place which can grant you your wish is the Hari Parbat Fort. The fort is situated on the hills of the Hari Parbat. Hari Parbat or Koh-e-Maran or Predemna Peet is a hill situated on the outskirts of the old city giving one the panoramic view of the entire down town or Shahr-e-khass. The first fortifications of the site were constructed by the Mughal emperor, Akbar, in 1590. He built an outer wall for the fort, and planned a new

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What can I tell you about the women of Kashmir? You, who read this, will already have a procession of images in your head. Maybe you will think of the famous women poets, sages and mystics of Kashmir: of Lal Ded and Habba Khatoon, of Arnimal, of Rupa Bhawani. Their memory lives in their verses, born out of love and suffering. Renouncing the entrapments of convention, these women seekers have marked their words in the hills and shrines of Kashmir, and in the hearts of Kashmiris. Maybe you will think of the women rulers of Kashmir, from a thousand to