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Syed Ahmed Shah commonly known as Patras Bokhari ( October 1898, Peshawar – 5 December 1958, New York) was an Urdu humourist, educator, essayist, broadcaster and diplomat from Pakistan. He is best known for his humorous writings in Urdu literature.

Patras Bokhari’s collection of essays, ‘Patras Kay Mazameen’ published in 1927 is said to be an asset in Urdu humor writings. It is undoubtedly one of the finest works in Urdu humor and despite the fact that it was written in first half of twentieth century, it seems to be truly applicable even today.

“Lahore ka Jugrafia” is a story from his collection. Given below is the link to the story recited by Zia Mohyeddin