Armande Vallee, Polish artist and interior decorator who painted the exquisite frescoes in Indrajit-Padmini Mahal (Vadia Palace), Rajpipla

Armande Vallee, Polish artist and interior decorator who painted the exquisite frescoes in Indrajit-Padmini Mahal (Vadia Palace), Rajpipla Indrajit-Padmini Mahal, also known as Vadia Palace, is a marvel of architecture and one of the iconic palaces of India. Located in the erstwhile royal town of Rajpipla, now the headquarters of Narmada district, Indrajit-Padmini Mahal was …

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When the British royal family saw Maharaja Vijaysinhji of Rajpipla winning the Epsom Derby of England in 1934. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘A Maharaja’s Turf’

How ‘the threatened fragmentation’ of India was averted by the rulers of sovereign Indian States by signing the Instrument of Accession and Standstill Agreement just before independence. Excerpt from ‘The Story of the Integration of Indian States’ by V.P. Menon