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Old September 16th, 2010, 09:42 PM   #1
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Crumbling and Vanishing Old Towns of India

Narsinghgarh, Madhya Pradesh

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Old September 16th, 2010, 10:17 PM   #2
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Alsisar, Rajasthan

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Old September 16th, 2010, 10:45 PM   #4
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crubling? the photos you've posted seem to show that most of them require a good paint job.
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Old September 16th, 2010, 10:49 PM   #5
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^Your standards are pretty low. They all look like they might fall down any day now.
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Old September 16th, 2010, 11:00 PM   #6
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Really? I don't know what your first hand experience is but I have seen these types of buildings in similar conditions for decades and they're standing firm. A lot of the buildings in pictures you've posted are suffering from weathering. Especially the black ones.
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Old September 16th, 2010, 11:37 PM   #7
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Twenty years from now these will probably be dominated by ugly concrete blocks. Just like how Chandni Chowk and all of Mangalore is now.

Sad but true.
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Old September 17th, 2010, 12:02 AM   #9
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Pallassana (Palakkad dist.), Kerala

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Old September 17th, 2010, 12:07 AM   #10
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Kalpathi Agraharam (Palakkad dist.), Kerala

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Old September 17th, 2010, 12:55 AM   #11
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Perungulam, Tamil Nadu


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Old September 17th, 2010, 05:25 AM   #12
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One thing that is apparent from looking at all the pictures posted here - is that we LOVE MITTI !!! There's rubble & dust evident in almost every location that's been photographed.

Nevertheless, good work in consolidating the pictures on this forum.

Goes to show how ****ed up we are in tyring to keep our ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE alive.. no ! DEAD !

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Old September 17th, 2010, 11:50 AM   #13
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Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh (Slate roofs being replaced with Tin)


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City gate of Bagadu, Gujarat

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