The recent news that Holi & Diwali are going to be declared national holidays has been received with considerable warmth all over the country. The progressive sections of the society are hailing this act as a step towards a more tolerant Pakistan and a victory for the liberal sections of the Pakistani society.
There used to be a time in Pakistan when having fun wasn’t outlawed, when your enjoyment wasn’t always marked by blood, when your happiness did not incur the wrath of the misguided religious fanatics, when every single source of happiness wasn’t un-Islamic. Pardon me for the dark beginning, but these words just reflect the sorrow that I harbor in my heart ever since Basant got banned in Pakistan. As spring approaches, let us take a walk memory down the lane.
The Indian sub-continent was once one of the wealthiest regions in the world, which is why many of Pakistan’s modern cities trace their roots to centuries back. It gives these cities rich histories, and a quintessential old city that residents regard as the “genuine” part of their home. Tripkar brings you interesting information regarding the old cities in Pakistan:
Lahore is considered by many to be among the most culturally rich cities in South Asia. One of the oldest cities in the region, Lahore has seen war, invasions, sieges, coups, sultanates, democracy – all of which has borne its mark on the city. The city has older, walled parts, a huge fort and majestic mosques and gardens. With all this culture and heritage, there is naturally a need for some kind of a platform that could bring forth all this beauty and allow it to take center stage in the tourism scene of Pakistan. Here is some interesting information regarding Lahore sightseeing bus for you to experience:
Perched gracefully among the mountains, Demanchi Hotel is a state of the art hotel that aims to provide premium quality services to its customers. The hotel is located at a premium location in both Abottabad and Naran and has become a hot favorite among the tourists simply because of the great quality of service it has on offer. The hotel has immaculately decorated rooms where no two rooms are the same; each has its own personality and charm and therefore is totally unique. The rooms all have great views of the surrounding natural beauty and the scenery truly does have an almost therapeutic effect on you. However, well-decorated rooms are not the only thing that the hotel has on offer.