Pindi Memoirs by a Sikh son of the Soil (Part 5); From a Boy to an Old Man…the Visit back Home

By Kanwarjit Singh Malik Editor’s Note: Kanwarjit Singh Malik was born in Rawalpindi in 1930. His family moved to India at the time of Partition in 1947. He joined the Indian Air Force and after the retirement, served as a senior captain in Air India and Air Lanka. He is writing a book titled ‘From Khyber to Kanyakumari […]

“Pindi Memoirs by a Sikh son of the Soil (Part 4)”

By Kanwarjit Singh Malik Editor’s Note: Kanwarjit Singh Malik was born in Rawalpindi in 1930. His family moved to India at the time of Partition in 1947. He joined the Indian Air Force and after the retirement, served as a senior captain in Air India and Air Lanka. He is writing a book titled ‘From Khyber to Kanyakumari […]

“Pindi Memoirs by a Sikh Son of the Soil (Part 3)”

By Kanwarjit Singh Malik Editor’s Note: Kanwarjit Singh Malik was born in Rawalpindi in 1930. His family moved to India at the time of Partition in 1947. He joined Flying Club in Jalandhar, later was selected in Indian Air Force. After the retirement he served as senior Captain in Air India and Air Lanka. Continued […]

“Pindi Memoirs by a Sikh Son of the Soil (Part 2)”

By Kanwarjit Singh Malik Editor’s Note: Kanwarjit Singh Malik was born in Rawalpindi in 1930. His family moved to India at the time of Partition in 1947. He joined Flying Club in Jalandhar, later was selected in Indian Air Force. After the retirement he served as senior Captain in Air India and Air Lanka. Continued […]

“Pindi Memoirs by a Sikh Son of the Soil (Part 1)”

By Kanwarjit Singh Malik Editor’s Note: Kanwarjit Singh Malik was born in Rawalpindi in 1930. His family moved to India at the time of Partition in 1947. He joined Flying Club in Jalandhar, later was selected in Indian Air Force. After the retirement he served as senior Captain in Air India and Air Lanka.  I have […]

My Old but Ever New Pindi (Part 12)

By Rafique Ahmed Khan, Dubai Editor’s Note: The writer was born in Rawalpindi in 1925. He studied in Denny’s High School, Mission High School and Gordon College. He now lives in Dubai. He is writing a series of articles about the life in Rawalpindi during 1930s, 40s and 50s. Continued from Part 11……….. One of […]

Hostel Life of Gordon College Rawalpindi in Early 1950s

By Tariq Masud Editor’s Note: Mr.Tariq Masud was born in Jammu, migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and lived in Rawalpindi for many years. He was in Gordon College during 1952-57. After obtaining a law degree from Lahore, he joined Civil Service in 1960. He held many important positions in AJ&K and Federal Governments, including Additional Chief […]

“Rawalpindi – Sorrows of a Pastry Man”

By Shaheda Rizvi Editor’s Note: Shaheda Rizvi lives in Montreal, Canada. She narrates the tragic story of a Pastry Man who used to visit her house in Westridge, Rawalpindi in 1956. While living my own challenges, I have often thought of  my childhood city, Rawalpindi, of kind souls, and unsaid good-byes. With that came many other thoughts, of […]

“Rawalpindi: A Sacred Space”

By Shaheda Rizvi Editor’s Note: Shaheda Rizvi lives in Montreal, Canada. This is the first article by a female author, especially written for Native Pakistan. This website aims to ensure gender equality. Hope more female writers will contribute. This nostalgic article is about the time when she lived in Westridge from 1954-58. Those were her kindergarten to fifth […]

Mukhtar Sahib! The Courteous Owner of Super’s Restaurant, Bank Road, Rawalpindi

Lt Col (R) Zafar Mustafa (6 OTS Course) Editor’s Note: Lt Col Zafar Mustafa is from Artillery. He is an old Ravian and has settled in Karachi since last 26 years. He was my Company Commander in PMA in 1971-72. He has very generously contributed this article for Rawalpindi Blog and Army Blog. In 1961, I was attending […]