Where In Karachi # 108

You know the drill. Guess away!

Credits and answer to follow.

Picture-taker (and you know who you are) is not allowed to guess.

18 Comments so far

  1. Glaxzy (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 2:45 pm

    Kharadar, near Wazir Mansion

  2. MB (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 2:52 pm

    Thats one prolly and the other is a mosque near Jubli cinema ( left from Saeed Munzil). Dont know its name.

  3. memon Hatim Taiey (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 3:15 pm

    bappa, yeah hamara area hai kharadar babu

  4. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 3:30 pm

    shukar hay all the lights are not green. Light colors are aesthetically selected :-)

    Unique for a mosque :P

  5. d0ct0r (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 3:32 pm

    i have already seen the pic on his page, so won’t be guessing :P

  6. JAY (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 3:57 pm

    If you people stop using FLICKR photos may be this ” Where in Karachi ” thing will become a little more interesting.

    Raja Islam photo its says Laloo Khait.

    sorry but had to let it out

  7. Raja Islam (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 4:10 pm

    Thankx Jay for guessing :)
    It is laloo ghait market near Daak Ghana (Post Office)

  8. A for [pine]apple (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 5:10 pm

    maybe KMB people can try this out ;-)

  9. mansoor (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 6:15 pm

    has to be the shortest WIK ever :D

    well done to everyone who guessed correctly.

  10. Imran (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 7:03 pm

    Is it correct that seven and five is thirteen or seven and five are thirteen?

  11. Inspirex (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 8:02 pm

    how many people know the name of this mosque??
    *raises hand*

  12. BitterTruth (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 8:29 pm

    “Is it correct that seven and five is thirteen or seven and five are thirteen?”
    None !!
    coz seven and five is twelve :)

  13. jacktheripper (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 8:41 pm

    itna bara minaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaar, is ki kya zaroorat thee bhai, phelay zamany main meenar islye hotay thay ke Moezin uper ja ker azaan de sakay, mager ab tou loud speekers hain , PHIR BHEE ITNA PAISA KHURCH KER KEY YE azeeeeeeeeem MInaar bnaya , kyun????

    shayad doosray musluk ki masjid ke minaar ke BRAABRI kerni thee.

  14. hira khan (unregistered) on August 31st, 2007 @ 10:15 pm

    must be somewhere in sadar..

  15. Balma (unregistered) on September 1st, 2007 @ 12:02 am


    I will suggest something quite opposite to what you have said. It may be mathematically proven that each point in Karachi is covered by the loud speakers of at least six masjids, and too many muezzins saying azaan (sometimes pre-reocrded) on loud speakers (which science-challanged Mullahs until recently deemed haraam) disturbs everyone including infants, sick, old and other normal people. I suggest, a government ban on use of loud speakers for any azan from any masjid.

    I used to think that only the main masjid in the neighborhood should be allowed to use loud speakers for azan, but then I realized the current status of the ummat (sorry, no ummah business on KMB please): all the masjids of a neighborhood will fight over which one is the main masjid. Legally speaking it should be possible to decide which one is the legal masjid, but when most masjids in Karachi are illeglal, yeh koee aasaan kaam nahi’n.

    Therefore, I will suggest high minars and no loud speakers.

    Another way to tackle the noise from muezzins will be to destroy all the illegal masjids of Karachi. Since most masjids of Karachi are illegal, just their removal may solve the problem we have with superimposition of azaans. Kaheen allah-u-akbar ho rahaa hae, next sentence you hear is hai-allah alfalah, then suddenly you hear hai-allah-salah out of sequence…total non-sense if someone asks me!

    1)Promote high minars, band loud speakers from Masjid

    2) Remove illegal masjids from enchroached govt land.

  16. ALAM (unregistered) on September 1st, 2007 @ 7:42 am


    I would nip the evil in the bud by first destroying all madrassas where these moezzins and khateebs r over-supplied. This oversupply results in illegal mosques being constructed everywhere.

    There is no Islamic concept of professional Moezzins and Khateebs in mosque. It was made a tradition to propagate govt’s version of Islam. In any mosque, regular namazis can perform these two jobs.

  17. sidra (unregistered) on September 1st, 2007 @ 12:12 pm

    this is a masjid near liaquatabad super-market, i guess the name is Madni Masjid and its accesible when you take the first right turn when going from liaquatabad DAAAK-KHANA to DAS-NUMBER

  18. balma (unregistered) on September 2nd, 2007 @ 7:12 am

    assee to samajhtae thay that dus number and daak-khaanaa are the same chowraha!

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