Nadeem Omar and Adil Najam The scenes we are seeing in the current lawyers movement for democracy, including the ones seen most recently at the Long March to Islamabad, reminds one that our memories are short but are struggles for democracy are not. These two news photographs from the F.E. Chaudhry of protests outside the […]

The F.E. Choudhry Gallery: Ba Adab, Ba Mulahiza

Posted on May 4, 2008
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Nadeem Omar This set of photographs from F.E. Chaudhry depict the news journalist side of Chacha‘s portfolio. In February 1961, Queen Elizabeth II, toured India, Iran, Nepal and Pakistan on her first ever tour of countries outside Europe. She arrived in Pakistan on 11th February, and was received at the airport by Govenor, Nawab Kalabagh […]

The F.E. Choudhry Gallery: Women at Work

Posted on April 27, 2008
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Nadeem Omar Much like the last photograph in our series on the F.E. Chaudhry Collection, this photograph is also about women at work. But in a different way. This photograph, taken in Lahore probably in the 1960s, brings to light many Pakistani realities; some of which have changed, and some not.