Pakistan Post issues stamp commemorating FCC’s 150th anniversary
May14

Pakistan Post issues stamp commemorating FCC’s 150th anniversary

On Wednesday 14 May 2014, Pakistan Post issued a stamp highlighting FCC’s sesquicentennial. For those who don’t want to go to the GPO, panes of 15 stamps are now available from Ms Eileen Dass’s office at the cost of Rs 150. Pak Post has also issued a first day cover and an accompanying leaflet, shown below. A limited number of first day covers will be available for sale from Tuesday 20 May 2014. Here is an extract...

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Here’s To Another 150 Years
Apr14

Here’s To Another 150 Years

by Moaz Ahmed Here’s to another 150 years of glory of the FC College. Luckily my freshman year at FC College is the year of its 150th anniversary, which is nothing short of a remarkable achievement. The key to happiness in life, I used to believe, was to have blind faith in yourself and in God and in that good things will happen to you. This belief of mine became all the more intact when I became a Formanite. From my orientation...

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An Interview with Enver Sajjad
Apr04

An Interview with Enver Sajjad

Polymath Dr Enver Sajjad was a student at Forman Christian College in the 1950s. The following are translated excerpts from an interview he gave to FCC students for the Golden Jubilee issue of Folio magazine in 1985. Q: Your personality needs no introduction, but despite this we would like you to introduce yourself in your own words. A: My name is Enver Sajjad. In 1951 I failed my FSc at Government College and got admission in FC...

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Random Reflexions of a Formanite (1911-13)
Apr03

Random Reflexions of a Formanite (1911-13)

By Dr K L Moudgill MA (Cantab), DSc (Glasgow), DSc (Travancore) Deputy Director (Chemicals) Indian Standards Institution Following my three brothers who had graduated from the Forman Christian College, I joined in 1911 and studied there for two years. The Ewing era had blossomed to its height and the Forman College dominated the educational filed in Lahore. The Government College was there, but generally sore that the Formanites used...

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1963: The Controversial Student Centre
Apr01

1963: The Controversial Student Centre

The Lucas Centre is so much a part of the life of FCC students nowadays, that they probably don’t realize that its architecture was a source of controversy when it was first built in 1963. The following is an extract from an article by faculty member Mr Stanley E Brush: The structure nearing completion (as of early February, 1963) in the physical education sector of the Forman Christian College campus has the distinction of...

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Remembering F E Chaudhry
Mar24

Remembering F E Chaudhry

Faustin Elmer Chaudhry’s Pakistan from Mazhar Zaidi on Vimeo Born on 15 March 1909, F E Chaudhry, also known as Chacha Chaudhry, was an acclaimed photojournalist of Pakistan. He passed away at the age of 104 on 15 March 2013. He studied at Forman Christian College, Lahore from 1928-1932. Acclaimed photographer, Faustin Elmer Chaudhry, colloquially known as Chacha, passed away on his 104th birthday on Friday, March 15th 2013. He...

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