Languid Lucknow-Following the Fish

It is surprising that despite being completely landlocked, the city of Lucknow chose the twin fish as its defining motif. You can see this piscine symbol everywhere; on gates and doorways, precious memorabilia and beautifully designed artefacts. The story goes that when Sheikh Abdur Rahim, the Governor of Avadh was returning to Lucknow, he crossed the river Ganga where … Continue reading Languid Lucknow-Following the Fish