Initiative: Purani Dilli Walo Ki Baatein
Organisation: Tareekh, Arts and Culture Trust
The Purani Dilli Walo Ki Baatein story began in 2014 when Abu Sufiyan (founder of PDWKB, TACT and Tech Charmers) created a local Facebook page which promotes old Delhi’s culture through local dialect, photo blogs & articles. In the span of 5 years, PDWKB has grown up as an organisation, loved & followed by more than 76,000 people and number is growing every day. Purani Dilli Walo Ki Baatein, apprises about the lifestyles of the veracious residents of the old delhi. Dilli – 6 is not just a meager pin code but a concoction of varied cultures and “tehzeeb” that acclaims the amicable interwoven life of disparate communities and religions. PDWKB is a non-restrictive source and voice of Old Delhi wallas and people who love and adore purani dilli. PDWKB’s mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit, to bring the attention of authorities and local residents to protect the culture and heritage of the Shahjahanabad. And to promote Ganga-Jamuna Tehzeeb across the nations Purani Dilli Walo Ki Baatein, apprises about the lifestyles of the veracious residents of the old.