“For a metropolis that is viewed as a world city, we woefully lack access and entry to several key landmarks and places of heritage value. We need to stir curiosity and trigger engagement about our rich and diverse local history among young minds and adults alike .” – Fiona Fernandez.
Fiona Fernandez is an Associate Editor at Mid-Day and author of the weekly column, Bombaynama. Her third book, H for Heritage: Mumbai introduces the city’s cultural history to new audiences, especially children. She is also the author of Bombay Meri Jaan and Ten Heritage Walks of Mumbai, and was co-researcher for The Mumbai Factfile. This event took place on 29th September, 2023, at Durbar Hall, The Asiatic Society of Mumbai.