Abdul Rahman Siddiqi is a retired Brigadier of the Pakistan Army. He was born and brought up in Delhi which he had to leave for Lahore during Partition. He now lives in Karachi.
The book could have been appropriately sub-titled as 'Life in Pre-Partition Delhi (Dilli) Laid Bare'. It is, the first, and easily the last one of its kind by one of the vanishing breed of vintage ...
Megha Kumar studied South Asian history as a Rhodes Scholar at Balliol College, Oxford, obtaining a D.Phil. in 2009. She has subsequently held the Past and Present Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Babacar Fall is Head of the History and Geography Didactic Department, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar, Senegal.
Jyotirmoy Chaudhuri is an independent researcher and editor.