1950s:................... US Vice President, Richard Nixon, writing his comments on the visitors book at Radio Pakistan’s Karachi station. With him is the famous Pakistani radio personality, Z A. Bokhari. ..............
Shuja Ul Mulk became the ruler of Chitral in 1895 at the age of twelve. After the death of Mehtar Aman Ul Mulk Chitral was plunged into a war of succession culminating in the famouse siege of Chitral where British troops and Chitrali forces got besieged in the fort and were rescued in a daring march over Shandur Pass in winters by a contingent of British troops helping lift the siege. Shuja Ul Mulk went on to rule the State till 1936 ushering it into early modern age.
August 14, 1947: Security guy is trying to push back the photographer who wanted to take the close-up of Quaid.
Quaid-e-Azam, Mohtarama Fatima Jinnah, Mountbatten and Edwina appear relaxed after the ceremony of which mostly formal photographs have appeared. Only the Quaid is looking at the cameras for the small knot of remaining photographers, Mohtarama is adjusting her pallu while Mountbatten and Edwina exchange a word. Curiously they have not noticed the officer pulling back the photographer who stepped out of line