Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lahore

LAHORE
History of LAHORE:
Lahore is the capital of Punjab Province of Pakistan. Lahore is also the 2nd largest city of Pakistan.
Lahore Resolution (Pakistan Resolution) was passed in a session of All India Muslim League in Lahore on 23 March, 1940.


Capital of Ancient Kingdoms:
It was the capital of following Empires:
  • Shahi Kingdom (11th Century)
  • Ghazanvi Kingdom (12th Century)
  • Ghurid Kingdom (12th & 13th Century)
  • Mughal Empire (16th Century)
  • Sikh State (19th Century)
  • It was also the capital of whole Punjab in the British Rule.

Towns of Lahore: Lahore is divided into 9 towns and Lahore Cantonment:
  1. Ravi Town
  2. Shalimar Town
  3. Gulberg Town
  4. Saman Abad Town
  5. Iqbal Town
  6. Nishtar Town
  7. Wagah Town
  8. Aziz Bhatti Town
  9. Data Ganj Bakhash Town
Ø Old name of LAHORE is “Lava puri”
Ø LAHORE was founded by Prince Lava (Loh) in 2000 B.C.

Tourism Spots in LAHORE:
Badshahi Masjid, Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore Fort, Shalimar Gardens, Lahore Museum, Lahore Zoo, Walled City (Androon Lahore), Hiran Minar

Culture of LAHORE:
Lahore is the heart and hub of Punjabi Culture. Lahore is the center of Mughal Heritage. Punjab and Urdu are the main languages of the Lahore.

Universities, Colleges and Institutes in LAHORE:
  • University of Punjab
  • University of Engineering and Technology
  • Government College University
  • University of Management and Technology (UMT)
  • Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
  • National University of Modern Languages (NUML)
  • National College of Arts (NCA)
  • Aitchison College
Schools in LAHORE:
Hospitals and Clinics in LAHORE:
  • Mayo Hospital
  • Jinnah Hospital
  • Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
  • Doctor’s Hospital
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Children Hospital
  • Services Hospital
  • Shalamar Hospital
  • Lahore General Hospital
  • Lady Willingdon Hospital
  • Sheikh Zayed Hospital
Banks in LAHORE:
All major Pakistani and International Banks have their branches in Lahore.


Famous Writers, Poets, Journalists, Compares and Columnist of LAHORE: Ashfaq Ahmad, Saadat Hassan Manto, Atta Ul Haq Qasmi, Faiz Ahmad Faiz,

Famous Politicians of LAHORE: Chaudhary Aitzaz Ahsan, Mian Nawaz Sharif, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Nawabzada Nasarullah Khan,


Famous Actors/ Actress/ Singers/ Models/ Artists and Showbiz Personalities of LAHORE: Ustad Amanat Ali Khan, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar, Nadeem, Muamar Rana,

Other Famous People and Legends of LAHORE: Khawaja Khursheed, Nayyar Ali Dada, Abdul Hafeez Kardar, Rameez Raja, Abdur Rehman Chughtai,

Daily Jang Lahore, Daily Express Lahore, Daily Khabrain Lahore, Daily Pakistan Lahore, Daily Times Lahore, Daily Nation Lahore, Daily Lahore Post, Daily Voice of Lahore

FM Radios in Lahore:
Mast FM 103, FM 100

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