Shakarparian

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Star and Crescent Monument
Crescent and Star Monument.jpg
Star and Crescent Monument near the start of Shakarparian
LocationIslamabad, Pakistan

Shakarparian(Urdu: شکر پڑیاں‎; also known as Shakarparian Hills) is a hill and a local park in Islamabad, Pakistan.[1] The park is located near the Zero Point Interchange. Pakistan Monument is located in Shakarparian. The old Gakhars tribe leaders settled here before Indo-Pak partition 1947; later the clan was relocated to create a park for newly marked federal capital of the country in 1960-61.[2]

Shakarparian also has a Parade ground which host the Pakistan Day Parade every year on 23 March.

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  1. ^ "Lively Spring Festival kicks off at Shakarparian". thenews.com.pk. February 25, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
  2. ^ "Shakarparian, a local park in ISD". etdip.com. Retrieved March 4, 2013.