Nostalgic Articles about Lahore

Editor’s Note: This page contains some excellent nostalgic articles about Lahore of 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Lahore of Today

“Lahore of 50s & 60s”, Lahore Chronicles – Chapter 2, article logo

“The South Asian Equalizer”, article logo


“Lahori Lip-smacks: the Quaid, Takka tin and Takka tak”, article logo

"Memorable Eatery; Hico Chalet, The Mall, Lahore", article logo

“Lachhay-daar Vocabulary” of Lahori Tonga WalasI lived in Lahore only for two years and that too at a time when Tongas were being eased out and cabs were being inducted and that is 1959-60. Still on a few occasions I had to use the Tonga and benefit from the Tonga walas command of the walled-city inflection. The literature that I came across during those rides is, though innovative and hilarious but mostly unprintable. Read more…….


Great Memories of Lahore. (A hockey player’s Lahore nostalgia of early 1970s).” We used to  have minced pie from Rahat Bakery. Our hangouts were; Liberty Market for ice cream, Kababish for nice food, Lakshmi Chowk for murgh cholay, Anarkali for juice, Fortress Stadium for sandwiches/kabas and club-sandwich in Shezan at The Mall…..” Read more…..

Fortress Stadium Lahore

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