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City Moment – The congregation of Mannequins at Regal Chowk

Leisure drive through Saddar on Sunday morning is a rewarding experience. The streets are devoid of regular traffic and you can afford to spend more time on appreciating life and architecture around you. You surely miss on the hustle bustle of everyday life but then again Sundays in Saddar offer other peculiarities such as witnessing […]

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City Life – Bookless in Saddar

Originally published on Dawn.com Photos By The Karachi Walla and Text by Yumna Rafi and The Karachi Walla Percy Bysshe Shelley once wrote “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought” these words befit Saddar, which was once a favourite haunt for Karachi’s bookworms, yet its current state exudes a profound sense of […]

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City Shopping – Buying books at Regal Chowk

Surreal. There is something with this setting which makes it surreal. The street in question is just another street at Regal Chowk, full of saddar-esque trash, dirt and overflowing sewerage water. There are shops selling everything from a transistor to the promise of a lustful life. There is not anything spectacular about this street. It […]

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