Category: Books

Indian Historical Records: Commission Proceedings of Meetings Vol. XXII

This book is a compilation of the proceedings of meeting of Indian Historical Records Commission. This is about Twenty-Second Meeting held at Peshawar in October 1945. It was compiled by a great historian Mr. S. M. jaffar. The book was first published in 1945 by the Govt. of India Press, New Delhi and now its second edition is published by the Gandhara Hindko Academy in 2019. There are 186 pages in the book and the price of the book is Rs. 1000 (50 $).

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Kashmir Sold and Resold

Mr. S. M. Jaffar is an author of the caliber that his books should be considered as the “Scholarly Heritage of Pakistan”. The author himself considers this book as a “Labor of Love”.  In this book he paid tribute to the priceless sacrifices’ offered by Pak forces. He started his discussion from the emergence of Pakistan and gone through the ideological basis of Indian politics. He described the Hindu Muslim relationship during Muslim rule and also in British Raj.  He also elaborated the Ideological basis of Pakistan. He tried to give the answer to the queries about the Kashmir disputes. This fantastic book was published for the first time in 1992 and now in 2019 the Gandhara Hindko Academy is publishing this book under the supervision of Mr. Muhammad Zia-Ud-Din for the 2nd time. There are 342 pages in the book and the book is available on the cost of Rs. 1000/- (50 $).

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Some Cultural Aspects of Muslim Rule in India

Muslims have ruled India over centuries. They arrived to India from different foreign locations or countries thus transferred with them the cultural impacts of their homeland and also Islam. So Islam had a long-term impact and contribution on Indian culture. Author Mr. S. M. jaffar says in the book that in “The Cultural Heritage of India” a book published in three bulky volumes every aspect of Hindu culture is discussed but there is only a single chapter on “Islamic Culture”. So it was considered by author of top priority to produce a book which enlightens the impacts of Islam and contribution of Muslim on the cultural dimensions of India. The book discusses different cultural aspects of Islam on India such as the State, the Administrative System, the Education, Fine Arts, Music, Social Life and Religion etc. This classic work on Indian history was first published in 1939 and in 2019 it is again being published by Gandhara Hindko Academy. There are 260 pages in the book and the price of the book is Rs. 1000/- (50 $).

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Classification of Records: Pakistani System (The Progressive Plan)

This book revolves around the Progressive Plan devised and developed for the classification of books in libraries. Author supports the plan and considers it equally applicable for classification of records of all kinds of offices. This book was authored by Mr. S. M. Jaffar who presented his progressive plan for the classification of records, Record-Keeping so that there would be no delay in the official procedures. First edition of this book was published in 1961 and now the second edition is published by Gandhara Hindko Academy in 2018. There are 66 pages in the book and it is available for Rs. 200/- (10 $).

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Mera Sheher Mera Dilbar

It is the book of the history, civilization and culture of Peshawar city. The book has been written by Aftab Iqbal Banu, and it has been published by Gandhara Hindko Academy in 2017. This book is awarded with Abasin Adbi Award. The book has 227 pages and price of the book is Rs. 500/-, (10 $).

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