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MR Shahid, author and poet of more than a dozen books, including Medal of Distinction, Researcher, Freedom Addict, participated in the weekly meeting of Lahore Press Club

Lahore()MR Shahid, author and poet of more than a dozen books, including Medal of Distinction, Researcher, Freedom Addict, participated in the weekly meeting of Lahore Press Club. Literary and Journalist Detailed talk about personalities, also recited his Punjabi poem. In the meeting of Literature and Journalism Circle chaired by Senior Journalist, Poet and Intellectual Azhar Ghauri on Saturday night, May 14, Senior Journalist Anwar Qamar presented his essay on the research work of researcher MR Shahid and his books. While poet and journalist Aslam Saeedi presented his ghazal. Referring to the history of Mayani Sahib of Lahore, MR Shahid said that out of 40,000 acres of this cemetery, only 23,000 acres are left now while 17,000 acres have been occupied in the form of residential and commercial buildings. The tombs of Hazrat Zahir Bandgi and Dala Bhatti are the oldest in Miani Sahib. Near the mausoleum of Hazrat Wasif Ali Wasif, a large area of ​​Mayani Sahib was reserved for unclaimed corpses and this part was at least 20 to 30 feet deep from the ground level. However, during the construction of the metro bus project, the area was leveled with mud and hundreds of graves of the bereaved were buried below. There was also a Christian grave in this cemetery with the sign of the cross on it. Unclaimed bodies are still buried in the said part of the cemetery and numbers issued by the district government and the corporation department are inscribed on their books. MR Shahid said that there is a three storey cemetery in Model Town where three dead bodies used to be buried in one grave but this process has now been stopped. He said that there was no evidence of their existence in history. Sharing his life story, MR Shahid also answered various questions of the participants. The meeting was hosted by Secretary Literature and Journalism Shehzad Faramosh while Tamsheela Chishti, Qamar Zaman Bhatti, Noorul Amin, Shabir Sadiq, Shahid Bukhari, Tanveer Ahmed, Rizwan, M Zaman and Khawaja Aftab Hassan participated.

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