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Play "Jis Lahore nai vekhya o jamya hi nai" on 811 19
The Department of History, DAV College, Chandigarh staged the famous play ' *Jis Lahore nai vekhya o jamya hi nai'* written by Prof Sy d Asghar Wajahat. The play was directed Dr Suman Bharti, Dept of History. Prof Devi Sirohi (rtd) of the History Dept, Panjab University graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The guests of honour included Prof Anju Suri, Chairperson, Dept of History, Punjab University, Shri K S Arya, Principal (retd), DAV College, Chandigarh, Dr Swaran Chaudhary, former Principal DAV College, Pehowa and many other Principals from the schools and Colleges of the Tricity. The play revolves around anguish and trauma faced by the thousands of displaced people at the time of partition in 1947. It is a poignant story of human relationships in an environment of hatred and distrust. An urdu speaking muslim family who migrated from Lucknow to Lahore in 1947 finds a Hindu lady staying in a house alloted to them.