PAKISTAN ZINDABAD    Nov 22 , 2017
 
 
Frere Hall, a well-preserved building of the British Raj era

Date Published:
Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/sites/k/kehkishan.com/public_html/detail.php on line 110

Frere Hall is one of the few well-preserved buildings from the days of the British Raj that still exists in Karachi. It was built in the honor of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere (1815–1884), who was known for promoting economic development in Karachi. The Hall is located between Abdullah Haroon Road and Fatima Jinnah Road in the middle of two lawns which extended till the roads.

Looking into the history, out of twelve designs submitted for hall, the one by Clair Wilson was chosen and construction started in 1863 and it was opened by Samuel Mansfield, the Commissioner of Sind in 1865. The hall was built in the Venetian Gothic style with yellowish Karachi limestone and red and grey sandstones and around the hall are two lawns originally known as 'Queen's Lawn' and 'King's Lawn which were renamed as Bagh-e-Jinnah after the independence of Pakistan.

 
Name:
 *
E-mail:
 *
  (e-mail ID will not be published)
Comments:
 
 
 
The walled city, historic Lahore of Mughal Era

During the Moghul Era, access to the old Lahore walled city had effectively controlled and gained by thirteen gateways, at intervals throughout its peripheral run provided in the huge wall which is not almost invisible.  During the period fol Read.More.»

East Pakistan was once a largest provincial states of Pakistan

Once upon a time, Pakistan has two parts history of which goes back to 1947 when the region of Bengal under the British Empire was partitioned into East and West.  Entire India was divided between Read.More.»