Garhi Shahu: The scoundrel who replaced a saint

Posted on August 24, 2006
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Guest post by Raza Noor (based on original by Majid Sheikh) The area of Garhi Shahu in Lahore has many a fond memories for me because I spent my childhood running around in its small streets. I recently found this wonderful article on Garhi Shahu written by Majid Sheikh in Dawn in 2002. This post [...]

Lahore, Lahore aye

Posted on August 8, 2006
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By Raza Noor Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan with a population of roughly 8.5 million. The traditional capital of Punjab for a thousand years, it had been the cultural center of Northern India extending from Peshawar to New Delhi. This preeminent position it holds in Pakistan as well. The people of Lahore, [...]