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Shah Jamal


The walled city of Lahore has so much in it. You can call it a city of landmarks as it offers various such places regarding history. Amidst these landmarks is the Tomb of Shah Jamal which is located in the town of Ichhrah, Lahore. The tomb was built for the great Sufi Baba Shah Jamal and includes a Masjid combined ... Read More »

Gulshan Iqbal Park


Gulshan Iqbal Park has a great importance among all the famous gardens and parks of Lahore. It is a sport stadium and its original location is Sheikhupura, Punjab. It is a recreational space for the people of Lahore and is one of the best spots to visit. The whole park is spread over a total area of 67 acres. Various ... Read More »

Race Course Park


Most of the spectacular gardens of the country are situated in the city of Lahore. Race Course Park also known as ‘Jilani Park’ lies in the boundary of Lahore. The park is known for the enchanting scenes it offers. People from far places come here to enjoy the beautiful natural atmosphere. Artificial waterfalls also have their own value in this ... Read More »

Shalimar Garden


Lahore is often accredited as ‘City of Gardens’ due to the reason that it has various gardens from modern as well as ancient times. The city of Lahore was anciently decorated with beautiful gardens and buildings constructed by Mughals. The enchanting Shalimar Gardens were also created in that era by Shah Jahan. The gardens are located about five kilometers northeast ... Read More »

The Establishment of Pakistan (August 14, 1947)

Pakistan emerged on the map of the world as an independent state on August 14, 1947. Punjab, Sindh, North West Frontier Province, Kashmir, and Bengal, the areas with the Muslim majority formed Pakistan while the provinces and states with Hindu majority called India. The British transferred the power to the Indians and Pakistanis. A massive migration of 14.5 million people ... Read More »

Annulment of the Partition of Bengal


Partition of Bengal In 1905, Lord Curzon (1899-1905) divided Bengal into two parts to make it easy for the British Government to govern it due to its large size (189,000 square miles) and admittedly lofty number of population (80 million). It helped improve the administration of the both parts. West Bengal got the majority of Hindu population while the Muslims ... Read More »

All India Muslim League (1906)


The day of December 30, 1906 has far reaching consequences in the history of the Sub-Continent when the Muslims of India named their separate identity and founded the All India Muslim League to have their say. The annual meeting of All India Mohammeden Educational Conference (December 27-30, 1906) became the message of the liberation of Muslims later on in history ... Read More »

Minto-Morley Reforms 1909

The British Government devised an amendment in the Indian Councils Act 1861, and Indian Councils Act 1892 and the Government of India Act 1835. Lord Morley, the Secretary of State for India, announced in 1906 that the British government planned to increase the empowerment of the Indians in the Legislative Council. Along with Minto, the Conservative Governor General of India, ... Read More »

Jinnah joins the Muslim League 1913

Before Jinnah joined the All Indian Muslim League in 1913, his political career came under the influence of the Britain where he studied. In 1892, the London Office of Graham’s Shipping and Trading Company offered him an apprenticeship. During his academic years, he came across the British leaders like William Gladstone, and John Morley in the United Kingdom. Also he ... Read More »

Lucknow Pact 1916

The high profile leaders of the All India Muslim League and the Indian National Congress met at Lucknow in 1916 to ponder over the self-government in India. Both the parties agreed on the Congress-League Scheme commonly known as Lucknow Pact. Congress was led by Bal Gangadhar Tilak, the Maratha leader and Jinnah presided over the All India Muslim League. Jinnah ... Read More »

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