Tag Archives: Soldier Bazaar

City Landmarks – Water trough near Soldier Bazaar

In 1878 a group of revered noble citizen of Karachi such as Sir William Lee Warner, Khan Bahadur Hassanally, Beg Effendi. Messrs lagget Price, Sayed Hassan Mediru, Tance Denso and Mr. Framroze founded Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) at Frere Hall Garden. The society played a pivotal role in creating awareness […]

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City Faith – Christmas Carols in Karachi

The Karachi Walla’s happy night out. Karachi’s diversity – well documented and cherished – makes it one hell of a place. If we start celebrating each other’s festival in Karachi, our calendars will be much more happening, much like denizens of happiest places around the globe. I was near Soldier bazaar a week prior to Christmas. A […]

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City Faith – Hanuman Temple

Two policemen were guarding the entrance to Hanuman temple. The entrance looked like a part of Walled City of Lahore. There was a boundary wall which had been encroached upon in either direction. Policemen became attentive when we walked past them but they did not stop us, probably because a friend who belonged to the […]

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