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Novotel Kolkata, winner of the Best Debut and Best Design and Architecture Award for 2014, symbolises the growth trajectory that the Salarpuria Sattva Group has achieved in just two-and-a-half decades, and the rise of Apurva Salarpuria, the dynamic scion of the prolific real estate company, to whom the prestigious award is due. Young and raring to go, the 34-year-old plans to take the group to newer heights as the man at the helm of the Kolkata wing of the business.

In ‘Jaipur Quilts’, Krystyna Holmstrom transports the reader to the quaint
by-lanes of the Pink City, offering a glimpse at the genesis of Jaipur’s quilts and the art of quilt making.

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For Pooja Singhal, the 41-year-old art enthusiast, and director of Ruh, a womenswear brand, her money is where her heart is. In conversation with MARWAR, she talks about her tryst with the Pichwai art form of Nathdwara and how she is determined to not let it disappear from contemporary vocabulary anytime soon.

Since time immemorial, Rajasthan has been synonymous with rich heritage, traditions and colourful festivities. Vibhuti Sachdev outlines the various rituals and practices and how they continue to be an integral part of Jaipur and its people in her coffee-table book Festivals At The Jaipur Court.

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Riding High

What makes Gaurav Mehta tick is his passion for creating exclusive timepieces.
They may be inspired by history or Jaipur’s regal heritage, but the end words are luxury
and distinctiveness. In a first person essay, the avant garde horologist talks about his childhood fascination for watches and vintage coins and amalgamating them using his creative skills to exceptional pieces fit for a discerning global clientele.

Alarmingly, a huge chunk of India’s population still remains insulated from education, even though it is seen as a key factor on which so many other developmental issues remain hinged. Among the glittering forward-thinking minds who have recognised and striven to address this burning issue are the founders of the Rajasthani Sammelan,
a public charitable trust established in Malad, Mumbai, in 1948. Today, the trust shines as a beacon of hope for many with its commendable effort to enlighten young minds.

For late social activist and diamond merchant, Kishore V Khimawat, planting trees in his home state, Rajasthan, was just the tip of the iceberg.

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