Monday, December 10, 2007
The starting of this story is more than hundred and fifty years ago while the Baliati Zamindars in Bangladesh situated about 35 miles northwest of Dhaka and 5 miles east of Manikgang district headquarters. The palaces is also used to known as “Dosh-ani-Zaminder bari” due to inheritance of a portion of the main complex from Roy chand by the wishers of first wife Among the zaminders, Kishorilal roy chowdhury and Roybahadur Harendra Kumer Roy Chowdhury were the famous and keen enough to realize the necessity of knowledge that compelled them to establish jagarnath college and K.L Jubily High school. The Baliati Zaminderbari originally consisted of five similar but separate blocks. The south façade of grand palace presents an attractive frontage of about 400 feet of the extant four blocks of the palace, the two central blocks are two-storied and the other two terminal ones are three-storied. The lofty encircling walls of the imposing Zaminderbari complex are pierced by three superb gateways, identical in their architectural features. This remarkable complex is acquired by the Bangladesh archeological department with anew given name “Baliati Palace” as a protected cultural property.In exploring the expressiveness of this marvelous structure with time, culture and mood, the attached twelve snaps tell the story subtracting it into three constituent parts. First part expresses the thematic preamble of time and prestige, and style. The second part sequentially put expedition of the underlying interior in the picture capturing architectural details, vista and shape and shadow. Last part tells the present story of the exterior in light of the surrounding at present. In short, the justification of making this sequential development to bring the whole story inside out from it’s behind theme to the present.
Location: Manikgang (Bangladesh)
Posted by Mahfuz Ali at 11:45 PM