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Recalling Lyari’s Leningrad Circle

Akbar Barakzai

Inspired by the Bolshevik revolution, we formed the group to politicise the youth and initiate campaigns against social and political injustices with the downtrodden people, especially the Baloch

By Hanif Dilmurad

Akbar Barakzai, a veteran leftist now in his eighties, remembers the golden days of the 1950s and 60s when he was a founding member of the Leningrad Circle in the Lyari neighborhood of the city.

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