Travelogue: Mahishasur in Mahoba

The scope of the traditions related to Mahishasur is vast. There is a memorial of him in Bundelkhand, preserved by the Archaelogical Survey of India. Khajuraho’s world-famous temples also have carvings of Mahishasur. Pramod Ranjan writes about his travels. Read on

When our train chugged into the Mahoba railway station, it was already late in the night. We were 600 km away from Delhi. This region, Bundelkhand, once occupied the summit of cultural prosperity but now is known for hunger and acute water scarcity. We, the journalistic fraternity, head to this region only when we hear the news of worsening drought and people dying of hunger.

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