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Jinnah Park, Peshawar

Jinnah Park is a public park located in Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan[1][2][3][4].

Jinnah Park Peshawar
TypePublic recreational park
LocationPeshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
AreaPeshawar Pakistan
Operated byGovernment of KPK, Pakistan
OpenAll year

Overview and HistoryEdit

Jinnah Park is located on the Grand Trunk (GT) Road opposite to Balahisar Fort in Peshawar[1][5]. It was called Cunningham Park in the past[6]. In July 1947, British government held referendum regarding partition and joining of NWFP (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) either to India and Pakistan in Jinnah Park then Cunningham Park[7]. In 2011, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa constructed digital fountain in the park[8][9][10].

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Report, Bureau (5 April 2002). "PESHAWAR: Festivals, shows on the rise in city". DAWN.COM.
  2. ^ "Entertainment avenue: In Peshawar, parks bustling with visitors - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 25 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Peshawar's Jinnah Park — a hub of underage sex workers". DAWN.COM. 13 April 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Highest national flag to be hoisted in K-P - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 18 April 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  5. ^ "PESHAWAR: Work in progress on Suray Pul project". DAWN.COM. 3 October 2006. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  6. ^ Ali, Zulfiqar (19 August 2003). "PESHAWAR: Food street being set up in Jinnah Park". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  7. ^ "The birth of a nation: When the clock struck Pakistan - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 14 August 2014. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  8. ^ Newspaper, From the (22 August 2011). "Digital fountain installed at Jinnah Park". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Two Left Feet: Peshawar's fountain dances no more - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 22 March 2016.
  10. ^ Newspaper, From the (26 December 2010). "USAID gives $1 million for Peshawar parks". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 1 October 2017.

Coordinates: 34°00′54.8″N 71°34′15.4″E / 34.015222°N 71.570944°E / 34.015222; 71.570944