Shahi paan at Daman-i-Koh

Posted on February 5, 2009
Filed Under >Adil Saleem, Photo of the Day
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Adil Saleem

This is the photo of a ‘paan farosh’ at Daman-i-Koh, Islamabad. A few days ago I went there and was quite amused to see this classical getup. In the background a song was playing with the wordings: “hameN tou loot liya hai husn waloN nay …” .

Note the amazing variety of things on display in this paan shop. Despite all the entertainment, the poor guy had to endure the Islamabad’s cold evening due to his kurta-pajama outfit.

12 responses to “Shahi paan at Daman-i-Koh”

  1. YLH says:

    I am very sorry to see that ATP has censored my post which was written as a well wisher of ATP.

    It was this mindset I was referring to precisely.

  2. razia says:

    my cousins and i stopped by a paan shop in islamabad. after we got our paans some thing pleasant abd surprising happened. it took us a while to figure out that we were showered by rose petals by the man in the picture 0 if you find him mywebalbum:
    http://picasaweb.google.com/raziamay/Islamabad#5300761720561912914
    i wonder if this is the same shop as featured in this post.

    (i don’t know if the link to my web album worked or not. i wish there were a preview available here)

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