Islamabad: Several civil society groups and activists from Pakistan's northwest have formed a 'jirga' or council to work for the protection of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar's ancestral home in Peshawar.
The civil society groups involved in the move include the Bangladesh, Bharat and Pakistan People's Forum, Karwan, Citizen for Clean Environment and Almi Pushto Congress. Journalists and columnists like Younas Qiyasi, Syed Bukhar
Shah and Nasir Hussain are also part of the jirga.
Addressing a news conference at Dilip Kumar's residence in Mohallah Khudadad today, Bangladesh, Bharat and Pakistan People's Forum chairman Shakeel Ahmad said the jirga was formed to save the heritage of Peshawar....more
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