KemUnitedPhoto Stories By Sadaf Hafeez & Laiba Khalid 14th August celebrations aren't complete for
Kemcolians without the annual rituals by Arif Soldier, the man, who,in
other days,looks after the Water-plant,standing attentive besides
it,much like the guards outside Allama Iqbal's mausoleum.A walk along the busy
pathway between Sports ground and once-upon-a-time-Jilani brings you the
pleasant surprise of a warm greeting ,' Jashan-e-Azaadi Mobarak doctar
saab', and a hospitable provision of an emblem of Pakistani Flag,soft mints
and sipaaris by a Quaid look alike dressed in sherwani and Jinnah cap.He
touches many hearts by his colorful show of patriotism.When inquired about his motivation , he solemnly replied,'' ...Mujhe ye khayal us waqt aya jab ma ne TV per hijrat k zamanay ki mushkilaat dekhin.Ye dekh ker bohat takleef hui aur ehsas howa ke azaadi kitni bari nai'mat hai. Ye sab kuch apni pocket money se krta hun....'' - Arif Soldier (…
I recently stumbled upon a discussion on facebook going on about late Mr. Shafiq-ur-Rehman and how very few people know that he is an alumni of King Edward Medical University. Upon running a google search, I found his biography and his works, A few of which are posted below.
Shafiq ur Rahman
The Writer - A Proud Kemcolian.
Shafiq-ur-Rahman (Urdu: شفیق الرحمن) (November 9, 1920 - March 19, 2000) was a Pakistanihumorist and a short-story writer of Urdulanguage. He was one of the most illustrious writers of the Urdu speaking world. Like western Mark Twain and Stephen Leacock, he has given enduring pleasure to his readers. He was a medical doctor by profession, and served in Pakistan Army. He also received Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his military and civilian services. He has widely been apprecitated by writers and critics of Urdu literature. BiographyEarly life
Rahman was born in a small town near Rohtak. He received his education in Bahawalpur. He completed his MBBS from