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Rubbing Colonialism at Surat Cemeteries

In 2017, Zenab Bastawala visited the British, Dutch and Armenian cemeteries known as Alampanah and Gulam Falia. The colonials impress the natives by constructing enormous ornamental mausoleums—around 300 to 400—at the respective cemeteries. The earliest grave is dated circa 1649. Each grave allows a discussion of the origins of the cemetery, the chronology of the… Continue reading Rubbing Colonialism at Surat Cemeteries