Salman Rashid

Travel writer, Fellow of Royal Geographical Society

Pir Balanosh, the dragon-slayer of Chaghi

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Urdu article about Pir Balanosh, the dragon-slayer of Chaghi district, Balochistan. A classic study in anthropology where ancient legend alters with changing modern reality [double click the image to enlarge].

Related: Baba Ghundi: the Dragon-Slayer of Chapursan

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At May 24, 2014 at 8:46 PM, Anonymous muhammad athar said...

Sir thanks for giving historical details in very short article

At May 25, 2014 at 7:27 AM, Anonymous Salman Rashid said...

Athar, there is an English version as well.

At May 29, 2014 at 12:37 PM, Blogger I-T said...

Salman saab. Where is the english version. Cant seem to find it. I'm a slow Urdu reader.


At May 29, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Anonymous Salman Rashid said...

~~ I T: Read these two articles:

At July 31, 2015 at 9:58 PM, Blogger Muhammad Imran Saeed said...

Zabaan ke chatkharey ka angrezi mutaraadif mujhey naheen aata but it was for this particular appetite that I went through the urdu version and was aptly rewarded. Thank you for traveling and writing.

At August 2, 2015 at 6:58 AM, Anonymous Salman Rashid said...

Thank you, Imran. Thank you for being a reader.

At January 16, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Blogger AHMED BAJWA said...

Zabardast Kavish.


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