From Madrasa to School!

Special Tour 1.5-2 hour
Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi, Delhi, India Delhi Tour Guide: City Explorers

An English medium co-educational school, outside the walled city of erstwhile Shahjahanabad close to the Delhi railway station is Anglo Arabic Senior Secondary School. The school has a long standing history of 500 years.This Walk takes you through the Anglo Arabic Senior Secondary School, Ajmeri Gate, an institution originally established as Madarsa Ghaziud-Din after Ghaziud-din Feroze Jung, a general of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The Madrasa imparted spiritual education to the elites of the city. However it declined and since then a number of institutions in its name has come up at various places.
Learn about the history of this Madrasa that underwent tremendous changes due to power politics; know why the Britishers re-organised it in to “Anglo Arabic College” in 1828; is it true that they considered the Indian society as “uneducated and barbaric”? And constituted this college to uplift from their punery? Engage with you group and walk leaders do talk about this popular divide between east and west, civil and barbaric. We at Delhi Walks would be delighted to be of assistance in planning and executing all your sightseeing requirements. Finally do not forget to admire the expansive layout. The two-storeyed building with a huge courtyard and red sandstone gateway is sure to leave you awed.
Know the history of madrasas in medieval Delhi and the modern education system, learn how the two are disparate, relate this to the evolution of the Anglo Arabic Senior Secondary School and know about the popular personalities associated with this school in the past. Feel free to contact us at share@delhiwalks.in or call us +91 9899692790 in order to find out which itinerary suits you best. Delhi Walks is an award winning brand which is operated in conjunction with India City Walks and aims to offer best walking experience ever.


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Inclusions
  • Guided Tour
  • Storytelling Experience

Exclusions
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  • Transport Charges
  • Monument Charges
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  • Shopping
  • Food etc
Arabic Senior Secondary School
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