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How Lucknow — the soul of tehzeeb — is reinventing Sham-e-Awadh

Where the market celebrates art.

Mention Lucknow and the image that floats in is of a city steeped in age-old cultural and artistic traditions. Its rich brocade of cultural confluences has won it innumerable fans and fame across the world. The city, once renowned for its poetic and literary lineage, seems to be undergoing a not-so-quiet transformation, surprising those who look at it with nostalgia-tinted lenses.

Nowhere is the change more visible than in the growing range of cultural and literary soirees that the city plays host to, throughout the year. The new face of Lucknow

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