From Shahzada Irfan
CHANDIGARH, India: A thunderous applause and endless admiration followed the dhamal performance of malangs from the shrine of sufi poet Shah Husain in Lahore, in the city’s Tagore Hall on Saturday.
The malangs, who came here to participate in the second SAARC Folklore Festival, have become an instant hit and are being requested by the organisers for repeat performances, on public’s request. Continue reading
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If the choicest of Punjabi dishes at Gawal Mandi
in the Pakistani city of Lahore seem too far away, take heart. A similar Night Food Street
has been set up closer home in Chandigarh for those who relish rich and spicy fare.
Opened over a week ago at Sector 14, it has been seeing a mad rush of people every evening after sunset, with students, families and even visitors from Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh making a beeline for it.
“I went there twice last week but both the times, I couldn’t manage to get a set. It was that crowded,” said Daljit Dhillon, a resident. Continue reading