Ludhianvi from Pakistan wants ‘visa-till-death’

By Nidhi Singhi
India – LUDHIANA: Partition saw him move to Pakistan but his heart still lies here [Ludhiana] in this city. Seventy-five-year-old Shabbir Ahmed Mufti Ludhianvi has a last wish — to spend the last days of his life in Ludhiana, a city he was born in and where he spent his childhood. And, he wants to find grooms for his daughters in the city.

Shabbir, who has come all the way from Pakistan to meet his sister and friends here, plans to write to the deputy commissioner to take up his request, though a strange one — to grant him a “visa-till-he-dies” Born in 1935 in Mochpura area of the city, he loves to visit Ludhiana to meet his relatives and friends and feels that the unnecessary trouble created by authorities in issuing visas discourages people from coming to India.

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