Tag Archives: Lyari

City Culture – Street Art in Lyari

Lyari has a top of mind recall for various reasons. Street Art is certainly not one of those. Shilo Shiv Suleman, an Indian Artist started Fearless Collective in 2012 after shocking gang-rape of a medical student in Delhi. Many saw the resulting fear in women as a deterrent to their entry in public spaces. To […]

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City Tour – Lisa’s Impressions

Lisa was a journalist and she was from Central America. A friend introduced me to her and both came along one day on Karachi Walla tour. That day a political party had called for a rally. That did not deter my entourage or myself from our plans and we still went ahead. We made a […]

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City Life – Twilight in Karachi

What I saw during Ramazan. A collection of photos and videos from Karachi Walla’s daily trips to Karachi’s old quarters during Ramazan.

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City Secret – Jewish cemetery in Kutchi Memon Graveyard

A lively graveyard. Unlike any other in the city. The moment you enter the boundary wall you expect people offering prayers in solemn mood but instead you find a vibrant public space. There is a mosque on the right hand side of the entrance and little further is a green patch where I find families […]

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City Secret – Boxing Club for Women in Lyari

Text and Photos by The Karachi Walla. Originally published at Scroll.in Boxing is not the most popular sport in Karachi and female boxers are a rare sight. So when I first heard that Younus Qambrani, a seasoned coach, had established Pak Shaheen, an exclusive girls boxing club, and that too in Lyari – notorious for […]

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