Blooming the Garden of Lyari in Lyari literature Festival 2019

Karachi, September 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): The first-ever Lyari Literature Festival (LLF) is in full bloom as day one celebrated by 5000 people from all over Karachi even Pakistan. While more than 10,000 people take part on last day of First Lyari Literature festival at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari Karachi,


Day started with the training session of youth and children while 800 children from different schools enjoyed at Children Corner. Youth participation in large number make the event a model. Specially the Lyari wala are the real heroes of the event.


In the hot weather the participation of huge gathering proved that Karachi walas need literary peaceful and joy able events not the terror and hate. We are thankful to all the media and media persons who not only public the event but also present in real form, said Sadia Baloch.


Ms. Parveen Naz, Coordinator LLF said the real essence of the idea was providing a platform where people of Karachi came in contact and share ideas and also enjoy their history and the real face of Lyari. Known people such as Taj Haider from PPP, known journalist Wusatullah khan, Known Human Right activist Mr. I A Rehman, Asif Farrukhi, Faisla Edhi, Mr. Yousuf Masti Khan, Usman Baloch, Saeed Baloch from Pakistan Fisher Folk, and hundred others participated.

The day ended with a number of cultural activities such as Urdu Mushaira tribute to Josh Malih Abadi , Musical Concerts of different bands and wonderful Afro based Dance Lewa. As thousands attended Qawali on day 1 same as in the last day more than 1000 people enjoyed the cultural music and dance. Ms. Baloch said our roots grown from the soil which is rich in colors, dance, music, poetry and yes, coexistence with harmony.


For more information, contact:

Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari (BBSUL)

Faqeer Muhammad Durra Khan Road,

Near Cheel Chowk, Lyari, Karachi, Pakistan

VC Secretariat

PS to Vice-Chancellor

Tel: +92-21-32744021