A Groovy Afghanistan before War

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Afghanistan back in 1970s, who’s vibrant and thriving culture is lost in times
Afghanistan in 1940

Born in Afghanistan’s Parwan province on 2nd – Dec – 1992 and migrated to Pakistan in 1999 due to the civil war that took place and when Taliban got the total control over the land – Afghanistan. From the day I was born till date, I have only heard of Afghanistan’s being lucky during the democratic reign of Dr. Najeebullah Ahmadzai.

Receiving primary and secondary education from another country for 13 years almost took me in to the dark knowledge about my own culture, tradition and the love for the country. Perhaps it is all because i was grown in there due to which i face a lot of hurdle while communicating with my own Afghans in Dari – Afghan Language.

But perceptions changed when i visited a community Facebook Page and it took me to the vibrant and thriving cultures that we once had and are now lost in times. Afghanistan is now known as the war zone country where culture, freedom and peace are the wishes that it’s people only dream for and its all dying in their hearts only.

Afghan Girls in 60s – 70s

Before war – Few decades ago Afghan women and men had access to all their rights. The beautiful constructed buildings and the society was just few decades ago when we had Fashion shows, Technology and when students – Girls and boys could mingle in university campuses and cinema theaters but human greed and destructive nature turned Afghanistan’s beautiful future in to ashes.

Going through the photographs, gives an a total picture of Afghanistan when students pursued medical education, When Government had a traditional law and order for the welfare of it’s people and for the future of the youth. It all seems a story in the form of pictures, but was actually true.

This was Afghanistan:

Family Picnics
Family Picnics
Students Nurses At Maternity Hospital, Kabul
Students Nurses At Maternity Hospital, Kabul
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Inter Continental Hotel, Kabul

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