Before moving to Mumbai for professional commitments, Delhi was my second home for 15 years. Hailing from Assam, I was always intrigued by the history and architecture of Delhi Sultanate. I often frequented the magnificent IndoIslamic monuments spread all over Delhi. The Hauz Khas Fort, if I can still call it one, was the closest to where I stayed in Delhi. Almost every weekend I would spend the evenings getting soaking in the mystic blend of nature, history and architecture of the fort. I would often sit there and imagine Allauddin Khilji walking around the lake that he had created. Or visualise an imaginary chat with Firoz Shah Tughlaq who built his own tomb here. The mesmerising sunsets have often inspired the musician in me. Two of my popular songs— Din guzre woh and Kyun hota hai pyar were created on the steps of the fort. What saddens me is the litter all around. When will we learn to conserve our monuments?