In 1907, a herbalist in Old Delhi made a cordial to refresh his patients, inadvertently launching a scarlet empire.
Sanam Maher is a journalist based in Karachi. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, Buzzfeed, The Caravan, the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound... , Roads & Kingdoms, Scroll and The New York Times’ Women in the World, amongst others.
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