In Sarojini Naidu’s poem “In the Bazaars of Hyderabad”, the objects sold by the goldsmiths indicate the immense wealth of the city. Discuss.
Or, What kind of bells are tied to the pigeon’s feet? What does this tell you about the Indian society?
Naidu’s poem shows that the rich people of Hyderabad not only bought gold ornaments like wristlet, anklet and ring to adorn themselves, but also fancy things like delicate bells for the feet of blue pigeons, girdles for the dancers and scabbards of gold for the king. This indicates the immense wealth of the city where people did not hesitate to buy luxury items made of gold. It also indicates to the rich cultural tradition of the society.