The jaggery of Khirki
26 January, 2019, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Did you know that Khirki Village was famous for its jaggery? So famous in fact, that even Jawaharlal Nehru requested that the villagers make him some, and to do so, he sent them sugarcane. But it was the sugarcane grown in Khirki that made the delicious jaggery everyone coveted. Mr. Kartar Singh Chauhan remembers the incident.
The villagers in Khirki learn how to swim
15 January, 2020, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Mr. Subash Chauhan tells us about why all the villagers had to learn how to swim.
Mr. Rohtas Chauhan on Republic Day
1 September, 2018, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
In this memory, Mr. Rohtas Chauhan remembers training students for the Republic Day Parade and getting to meet Rajiv Gandhi afterwards.
Mr. Kartar Singh drinks tea!
26-Jan-2019, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Mr. Kartar Singh tells us of how the British inculcated the habit of drinking tea in India!
Mrs. Murti Chauhan talks about the facilities in Khirki
13 November 2018, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Mrs. Murti Chauhan also tells us about how the men and women of Khirki spent their free time.
Happy Diwali! Lighting Khirki Village
7 November 2018, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Mr. Srichand Chauhan describes how Khirki Village was lit up with oil lamps, and when they finally got electricity.
Nathu Ram Bhatt on the Chauhans of Khirki Village
3 November 2018, Ekta Chauhan and CAI
Nathu Ram Bhatt, the village record-keeper, tells Ekta how she came to be called Chauhan, and why it's not really her name.