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12 Jul, 2015

A photowalk through historic Hyderabad, Pakistan – DAWN.COM

Hyderabad, one of Pakistan’s most historic cities, has sadly not received the recognition it deserves. The history of this land on the Ganju Takkar hillock can be traced back to the Mauryan era (322-185 BC). The heritage and culture has been overlooked to an extent where even the city’s own residents, in general, are not aware of its significance.

To connect the people of the city, and especially its youth, with its history and culture, the “Hyderabad Photo-Walk” was organised on May 30, 2015. The initiative, was backed by Pakistan-US Alumni Network and Lahooti Live Sessions, and led by Sana Khoja, a Hyderabad-based youth activist.

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