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Punjabi’s authentic voice

Nain Sukh has emerged as a major name in Punjabi fiction writing among the literary circles. His novel Lhore Di Vail (2014) created a huge stir, both with its outreach and critical acclaim. .........

A Mosque in Sikh architecture

Growing up in the Gumti Bazaar area of the Walled City of Lahore, I would often pass by this exquisite mosque that stands where Dabbi and Kaisara Bazaars merge with Kashmiri Bazaar. It has three main domes; a larger . ...

Partition Stories

My name is Sheikh Hafizullah. I lived in Amritsar before Partition: Hall Bazar, Chowk Farid. Hall Bazar was the main bazaar. You hit it as soon as you entered Amritsar from the station. I was born in Amritsar. My whole family lived there. . .. ...

Creeping changes

A SILENT language revolution is changing the face of Pakistan in the public discourse. There was a time when proceedings in most dialogues were conducted in English. As could be expected, the message conveyed by ....

Poems on 1984 out after 33 years

In obscurity for 33 years, a large body of Punjabi poet Harbhajan Singh’s poems is finally in the public domain with a new book ‘1984’ unveiled recently.” ......

RAIL KEE CEETEE (The Train Whistle)

Sooner or later a Story-teller emerges on the public scene whose breadth of vision and his depth of knowledge distinguishes him from all others. Muhammad Hassan Miraj is truly a dedicated collector of folklore, legend and fact which he weaves into a highly readable narrative about ...

Punjabi games in the Outback

The annual Sikh Martyr Games – Shaheedi Games – are held in Griffith in the state of New South Wales, Australia, on the second weekend of June, which is a three-day long weekend thanks to the .....

SMOKERS’ CORNER: The State Versus The SUFI

Kathrine Pratt Ewing, a professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, travelled to Pakistan in 1976 to study the interaction of the region’s historical Sufi culture and ...

From

InI grew up knowing Pakistan at three levels; first, through my dadu’s narrations as his hometown; second, through the lens of diplomacy, as the arch-enemy of my homeland. However, after my own visit in 2012, my impression of Pakistan evolved as a blend of both and I...

Parti

70 years after Independence, we recall the trauma of the division of a country and culture – and of homes, families and lives. The story of Bibi Hamida, as narrated to and translated from the Punjabi by Haider Shahbaz.y...