Kasur District

Map showing the three tehsils of Kasur -Pattoki, Kasur, Chunian.
Baba Ram Thaman Shrine, a 16-century Hindu shrine from pre-partition.

District located in Lahore Division of Punjab, Pakistan.

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Lahore Division

Administrative division of Punjab Province, Pakistan.

It comprises four Districts - Kasur, Lahore, Nankana Sahib and Sheikhupura.

Punjabi language

Indo-Aryan language that is natively spoken by the Punjabi people in the Punjab region of Pakistan and India.

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The proportion of people with Punjabi as their mother tongue in each Pakistani District as of the 2017 Pakistan Census
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Punjabi in india
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Punjabi Gurmukhi script
Gurmukhi writing system on a sample logo
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Ghadar di Gunj 1913, newspaper in Punjabi of Ghadar Party, US-based Indian revolutionary party.
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Punjabi Sahit academy, Ludhiana,1954
Punjabi academy, Delhi,1981-1982
Jammu and Kashmir academy of art, culture and literature
Pilac(Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture, Lahore,2004
Guru Granth Sahib in Gurmukhi
Punjabi Shahmukhi script
Bulleh Shah poetry in Punjabi (Shahmukhi script)
Munir Niazi poetry in Punjabi (Shahmukhi script)
Gurmukhi alphabet
A sign board in Punjabi language along with Hindi at Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, India

Standard Punjabi is spoken by the majority of the people in Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Okara, Pakpattan, Sahiwal, Hafizabad, Nankana Sahib and Mandi Bahauddin districts of Pakistan's Punjab Province.

Sutlej

Longest of the five rivers that flow through the historic crossroads region of Punjab in northern India and Pakistan.

Sutlej Valley from Rampur c. 1857
Using inflated animal skins to cross the Sutlej River, c. 1905
Sutlej River in Kinnaur Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India
Cattle grazing on the banks of the river in Rupnagar, Punjab, India
Satluj River near Shahkot, Punjab, India
Sutlej entering India from Tibet near Shipki La, c. 1856

Continuing west-southwest, the Sutlej enters Pakistan about 15 km east of Bhedian Kalan, Kasur District, Punjab province, continuing southwest to water the ancient and historical former Bahawalpur princely state.

Kasur

City to south of Lahore, in the Pakistani province of Punjab.

The hilltop shrine of Shah Kamal Chisti is a popular shrine in Kasur.
Refugees at Balloki, Kasur during the Partition of British India in 1947
Aerial view of Kasur from the shrine of Shah Kamal Chishti.
A view of Kasur from Jamia Mosque.
An aerial view of the city.
Bulleh Shah was a Muslim Sufi saint.

The city serves as the headquarters of Kasur District.

Okara District

District of Punjab, Pakistan.

Map of the district's constituent units (national assembly)

Okara District is bounded on the on the south by Bahawalnagar district, on the South-West by Pakpattan district, on the west by Sahiwal, on the north by the districts of Faisalabad and Nankana Sahib, on the Near-East & Far-North by Kasur, on the South-East by Fazilka district in Indian Punjab.

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Indian Hindustani classical vocalist, from the Patiala gharana.

Bade Ghulam Ali Khan on a 2003 stamp of India

Following partition of India in 1947, Kasur Tehsil was allocated to Pakistan.

Lahore

Capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is Pakistan's 2nd largest city after Karachi, and is the 26th largest city in the world.

The Lava Temple at the Lahore Fort dates from the Sikh period, and is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lava
The Data Darbar shrine, one of Pakistan's most important, was built to commemorate the patron saint of Lahore, Ali Hujwiri, who lived in the city during the Ghaznavid era in the 11th century.
The Neevin Mosque is one of Lahore's few remaining medieval era buildings.
Grave of Nur Jahan
Lahore's Wazir Khan Mosque is considered to be the most ornately decorated Mughal-era mosque.
The Begum Shahi Mosque was completed in 1614 in honour of Jahangir's mother, Mariam-uz-Zamani.
The iconic Alamgiri Gate of the Lahore Fort was built in 1674, and faces Aurangzeb's Badshahi Mosque.
Wazir Khan Mosque painting by William Carpenter, 1866.
The Sunehri Mosque was built in the Walled City of Lahore in the early 18th century, when the Mughal Empire was in decline.
The Tomb of Asif Khan was one of several monuments plundered for its precious building materials during the Sikh period.
Lahore's Hazuri Bagh is at the centre of an ensemble of Mughal and Sikh era monuments, including the Badshahi Mosque, Lahore Fort, Roshnai Gate, and the Samadhi of Ranjit Singh.
The marble Hazuri Bagh Baradari was built in 1818 to celebrate Ranjit Singh's acquisition of the Koh-i-Noor diamond.
Map of the Old City and environs.
The Shah Alami area of Lahore's Walled City in 1890
Having been constructed in the immediate aftermath of the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny, the design of the Lahore Railway Station was highly militarised in order to defend the structure from any further potential uprisings against British rule.
The Mall, Lahore's pre-independence commercial core, features many examples of colonial architecture.
Sections of the Walled City of Lahore have been under restoration since 2012 in conjunction with the Agha Khan Trust for Culture.
Cityscape of Lahore
The area around the Wazir Khan Mosque exemplifies the Walled City's urban form
Built in 2012, Grand Jamia Mosque in Southern Lahore is a blend of Mughal and modern architecture.
A syncretic architectural style that blends Islamic, Hindu, and Western motifs took root during the colonial era, as shown at Aitchison College.
Much of old Lahore features colonial-era buildings, such as the Tollinton Market.
Lahore's Lawrence Garden was laid in 1862.
Kalma Underpass
Lahore Metrobus
The Orange Line is Pakistan's first metro rail line.
Allama Iqbal International Airport
The Azadi Chowk is located near the Badshahi Mosque.
Lahore Ring Road
Lahore Canal during the spring Basant festival
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Government College University
University of the Punjab
University of Engineering and Technology, Main Block.
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort
Tomb of Jahangir
Shahi Hammam
Samadhi of Ranjit Singh
Gurdwara Dera Sahib
Haveli of Nau Nihal Singh
Hazuri Bagh
Gurdwara Janam Asthan Guru Ram Das
Lahore Museum
Lahore High Court
King Edward Medical University
Islamic Summit Minar
Minar-e-Pakistan
Grand Jamia Mosque
Provincial Assembly of the Punjab
WAPDA House
Arfa Karim tower in Lahore
Expo Centre Lahore
PIA Head Office
Emporium Mall
Wazir Khan Mosque
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila)
Minar-e-Pakistan at night
Shalimar Gardens
Pakistan playing against Argentina in 2005.
Gaddafi Stadium is one of the largest stadiums of Pakistan with a capacity of 27,000 spectators.
Gymkhana Club

Lying between 31°15′—31°45′ N and 74°01′—74°39′ E, Lahore is bounded on the north and west by the Sheikhupura District, on the east by Wagah, and on the south by Kasur District.

Pattoki

Pattoki is a city in the Kasur District of the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Changa Manga

Throughout the Punjab plains, the dry scrubs and thorn forests were slashed and burnt to make way for an irrigated plain on which to cultivate the forest plantations.
Changa Manga has a conservation centre for the Gyps bengalensis (white-rumped vultures) which are a critically endangered species of Asiatic vultures.

The Changa Manga (Urdu, Punjabi: ) is a planted forest which includes a wildlife preserve, in the Kasur and Lahore districts of Punjab, Pakistan.

Chunian

Historic city and the capital of Chunian Tehsil of Punjab, Pakistan.

It is the headquarters of a tehsil or revenue sub-division of the same name in Kasur District.