Lahore: Badshahi Mosque and Fort

Images from 1982. Nine Pictures. 

Monument to the Lahore Resolution on 22 March 1940. (78 years ago today) Essentially the demand for a separate homeland for Muslems by the All-India Muslim League. Led to the founding of Pakistan by Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1947. 

The Badshahi Mosque built in 1673 by Moghul Emporeor Aurangzeb. It was used by the British for military training. Later restored.

Lahore Fort

This fort is next to the mosque. These pictures were taken on an incredibly hot day in August 1982. I crossed the Wagah border from India for travel in Pakistan. In those days, it was quite safe to travel around the country. 

 

 

 

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