Ailya Khan

Ailya Khan

Currently living in Lahore, she is studying at the National college of Arts and aspires to become an urban planner. Belonging to a small village near Mardan, she has lived while travelling. Getting exposed to a variety of urban-scapes though out her life has influenced her a lot.

Help, I am a pedestrian!

While walking in Lahore, I stepped onto the footpath like any other pedestrian. I had only walked for five minutes when I realised that being a pedestrian in Pakistan is the saddest thing that can happen to a person. Apart from the government, that waves away the concerns of pedestrians quite often, car owners also make sure that things are not easy for those walking on the road. This wasn’t the first time I had walked down the street. In fact, I have been a pedestrian for eight years now. I have always been an outdoor person and hence, I enjoy walking and ...

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