Shubhangi Shirole

Shubhangi Shirole
The Chakla bavdi of Chanderi
The unique design and functioning of the Chakla bavdi in Chanderi Madhya Pradesh is another example of the water wisdom of our ancestors, which needs to be conserved and passed on to the future generations.
Posted on 21 Sep, 2022 01:03 PM

Water being an essential element for survival, methods of water conservation and harvesting were utilised by human populations throughout history in different parts of the world.

Chakla Bavdi at Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh (Image Source: Shirole, S. 2022. Architectural eloquence: Water harvesting structure in Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh (India). Ancient Asia, 13: 9, pp. 1–13)