Old Indian palaces in peril

As maintenance costs soar, trading community in Tamil Nadu say they better invest the money somewhere else.

    The pressures of a modern economy are threatening the unique architectrual heritage of a wealthy trading community in India's state of Tamil Nadu.

    Al Jazeera's Nidhi Dutt reports from Tamil Nadu.


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