The Saints and Shrines of Multan

Posted on March 26, 2010
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Roshan Malik Multan is one of the ancient towns in Pakistan. Beside its historical importance in the geo politics of Subcontinent, the city has been the hub of great sufis and saints who were the harbingers of Islamic teachings. Just as Bahawalpur’s architecture is defined by its political heritage, Multan’s architecture is defined by its [...]

Seraiki Musical Treats

Posted on March 5, 2010
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Roshan Malik with Owais Mughal A few days ago I (Owais) requested Roshan Malik to recommend few Seraiki songs. And here they are with comments in his own words. The first song is by the legendary Ustaad Jumman Khan singing the famous yaar dhadhi song on PTV’s meri pasend. Second song is part of a [...]

Labor Day: Yeh bacha kis ka bacha hai

Posted on May 1, 2009
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Roshan Malik and Adil Najam (Note: I post this today from Paris, France; a place that celebrates this date – May 1, Labour Day – quite seriously. This post was first carried at ATP in September 2006, but it is still relevant, especially in the context of child labor, and deserves more attention this Labor [...]

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