Qissa Khawani Bazaar
The Kissa Khwani Bazaar (Pashto:کيسه خوانې بازار, Urdu: قصه خواني بازار) (or 'Market of Story-tellers') is a bazaar of Peshawar, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (then N.-W.F.) province Gazetteer, traveller Lowell Thomas and Peshawar's British commissioner Herbert Edwardes called it "the Piccadilly of Central Asia".
Indian film actor Dilip Kumar was born in Qissa Khawani Bazaar on or about 11 December 1922. It was the site of Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre, when a large crowd of unarmed protesters of Khudai Khidmatgar was crushed and fired upon by British armored cars and soldiers.
- Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan) (1931). Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (then N.-W.F.) Province Gazetteers.
- Of Piccadilly and Qissa Khwani bazaar (April 2003) Syed Amjad Hussain
- Victoria Schofield (2003). Tauris Parke Paperbacks, ed. Afghan Frontier: Feuding and Fighting in Central Asia (illustrated ed.). p. 46. ISBN 1-86064-895-9.
- Ekbal, Nikhat (2009). Great Muslims of undivided India. Gyan Publishing House. p. 8. ISBN 8-1783-5756-9. Retrieved 2013-07-20. "Dilip Kumar, was born on December 11, 1922 as Muhammad Yusuf Khan, in Qissa Khawani Bazaar in Peshawar, Pakistan, in a Pashtun househole of twelve children."
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