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Two of the most well-known monuments of Sindh’s immense capital, Karachi, are Teen Talwar and Do Talwar (three and two swords). Jutting out from the two main roundabouts on main Clifton Road, the swords are made of white marble.rnrnErected in 1973, they were sanctioned by the government of Z.A. Bhutto. Though the area (Clifton) has always been an upscale (posh) locality, it was thinly populated when the swords went up as compared to the congested look that it gives today.rnrnThe construction of the swords was part of a ‘beautification project’ planned for Karachi and initiated by the Bhutto regime. The project mostly included plans for building a brand new three-lane road from the Karachi Airport till the Old Clifton area about 40km away.

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  • Copyright: Asfar Abbas (asfar286) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 11] (10)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2017-02-01
  • Exposition: 1/214 secondes
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2017-02-14 7:36
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