ExcerptJagannath Taparia had built his family hometown in Jaswantgarh, Rajasthan, in 1879. The extended family meets every few years in their hometown to renew old relations and to forge new connections. MARWAR speaks to the Taparias to know more about the family get-together that was held last year, their family history and the secret behind their unity
Dr Swati Piramal is a woman of many parts. Scientist, industrialist, philanthropist, art enthusiast, design aficionado—she is all of these and more. MARWAR catches up with the tireless vice-chairperson of Piramal Enterprises Ltd, whose latest passion, incredulously, is enriching the Thane landscape with the splendour of a million blooms.
At the Rajasthan Heritage Week, held in Jaipur, Pooja Mujumdar discovers how khadi, once the backcloth of India’s freedom struggle, gets a makeover to finally break out of its humble mould and become the fabric of choice on the ramp.