City spots to be named after heroes under ‘Dilkash Lahore’ project

LAHORE: Following recommendation of a sub-committee, the Dilkash Lahore Project core group finally approved on Wednesday naming as many as 26 city roads, intersections, interchanges and underpasses after renowned personalities of the sub-continent.

The core group in a meeting presided over by Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday (retired), took the decision after District Coordination Officer Noorul . . . → Read More: City spots to be named after heroes under ‘Dilkash Lahore’ project

‘Certain sections of society’ oppose renaming of chowk after Bhagat Singh

The city government’s plan to rename Fawara Chowk in Shadman after Bhagat Singh, the pre-Independence Indian freedom fighter, has been put on hold after it drew objections from “certain sections of society”, The Express Tribune has learnt.

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Ode to a Forgotten Hero

Walking through the streets of Lahore, you don’t realize how much of history are you taking in. Of course there is the Minar e Pakistan, a national symbol, or the Badshahi Mosque or the Lahore Fort. Yes, we all know these national monuments and the histories associated with them. After all, were we not taught . . . → Read More: Ode to a Forgotten Hero