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Mohsin Lahori To Rajinder Singh Bedi

Rajinder Singh Bedi,  a progressive Urdu writer, playwright, screenwriter, dialogue writer and a Hindi film director. was born in Lahore on  1 September 1915, to a Khatri father Hera Singh Bedi and Brahman mother Sewa Dei.

His...

  • 2015-01-31 - By siddique

Amrita Pritam - The Queen Of Punjabi Literature

Amrita Pritam born as Amrita Kaur in a traditional Sikh family of undivided Punjab in 1919, in Gujranwala and brought up in Lahore,

She was a Punjabi writer and poet, considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essa...

  • 2015-02-02 - By siddique

The Pakistan Railway Academy, Walton Lahore

Pakistan Railways Academy was established as a Training School for the employees of North Western Railway (NWR) at Lyalpur, now Faisalabad, in January 1925. The school was shifted to Walton Road Lahore on 8 March 1929; and named Walton Training...

  • 2015-02-07 - By lahore

Lawrence And Montgomery Halls

Two large Halls for public meetings built by subscription in honour of Sir John (now Lord) Lawrence and Sir Robert Montgomery. Lawrence Hall was built first, in 1861–62, on a site facing Mall Road.

Lawrence Hall was conceived as a ...

  • 2015-02-27 - By siddique

Two Great Cricketers Of Lahore - Lala Amarnath & Fazal Mahmood

From a poor background in Lahore, Lala Amarnath rose to prominence by scoring 109 ("a brilliant display" - Wisden) for Southern Punjab against MCC in 1933-34, and a few weeks later became a star with a century on his Test debut...

  • 2015-03-03 - By siddique

Rai Mela Ram And His Building At The Mall

At the Charing Cross on Mall, at this central location where now stands the WAPDA House,  were Mela Ram Building having a number of shops in it. This building was pulled down in early 60s & Wapda House was constructed at that piec...

  • 2015-03-05 - By siddique

Iqbal Masih - A Struggle Against Child Labour

Iqbal was born in 1983 in Arshad, a very small, rural village outside of Lahore in Pakistan. He was sold into bondage by his family to pay for his brother's wedding as they had borrowed 600 rupees from a local employer who owned a carpet weavin...

  • 2015-03-15 - By lahore

Sir Shah Nawaz Khan Mamdot

Sir Shah Nawaz Khan Mamdot with Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah before March 23 Resolution Gathering

Sir Shah Nawaz Mamdot was one of the principal hosts and played a pivotal role in organizing the historic session of the All-India Mus...

  • 2015-03-22 - By siddique

Princess Zeb-Un-Nisa Tomb Under Restoration C. 1920s

Princess Zeb-un-Nisa Tomb (built late 17th century) under Restoration - Lahore c. 1920s

Zeb-un-Nisa, meaning "most beautiful of all women", was a daughter of Emperor Aurangzeb who lived from 1637 to 1702. She gained renowned for her Suf...

  • 2015-03-28 - By siddique

Budha Darya (Old Bed Of River Ravi)

Budha Darya (Old Bed of River Ravi) was the remains of old course of the River Ravi when it passed adjacent to the Lahore Fort, with time river changed the course as the Ravi flows past Lahore in Pakistan (26 kilometres (16 mi) below Amrit...

  • 2015-04-01 - By siddique

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