This Website contains several sections dealing with my special interests – Hinduism, the Environment, Education, Interfaith harmony, Travelogues, Essays, Literature and Music, Trusts and Forums and my personal biography.
You will find that I have been privileged to enjoy a rather unique spectrum of experiences. Indeed my life seems to fall into 18-year modules. I was born into the ruling family of the State of Jammu & Kashmir, one of the largest of the hundreds of Indian States within the British empire. My father was Maharaja, and as the only son, I would have succeeded him in due course. The first phase of my life therefore was as a Crown Prince, although in public school I got no privileged treatment. Then began a prolonged medical problem which had me on my back for 18 months...
Education has been a life long interest with me, as a life long student and also as Chancellor of several universities...
I have been engaged in active politics since the beginning of the second phase of my life when I was appointed the...
Had it not been for Sardar Patel
From the Indian Express 11 November 2013 In view of the recent burst of interest in the media, I would like to recall the association that I was privileged to have, over six decades ago, with the great...
A film on my Vision and Beliefs
A film on my vision and beliefs by filmmaker Raja Chouhury entitled "I Believe: Universal Values for a Global Society" can now be seen free online at ...more
Bollywood, Take Three
‘Ship of Theseus’, ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ and ‘The Light’ offer new ways of seeing. From Indian Express 19 Sep 2013 I am...
Rajya Sabha remains relevant
I was shocked to see the article "Down with the Upper House" (Sep 10) by NV Krishnakumar....read full text here:
Amar Mahal Museum & Library
Amar Mahal Museum & Library, placed in a picturesque setting of Himalayas is an epitome of royal grandeur and magnificence...
Here are some photographs of the work I am doing and some of the events I have been involved in.
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