In the sixteenth century, Sufi mystic Shah Hussain fell in love with a Hindu man named Madho Lal. Hundreds of years later, Pakistanis still commemorate that love at their annual URS (death anniversary) during the Mela Chiraghan - “festival of lights”.
Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India inherited British laws that punish homosexual conduct. These laws have rarely been enforced since colonialism ended.

In the sixteenth century, Sufi mystic Shah Hussain fell in love with a Hindu man named Madho Lal. Hundreds of years later, Pakistanis still commemorate that love at their annual URS (death anniversary) during the Mela Chiraghan - “festival of lights”.

Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India inherited British laws that punish homosexual conduct. These laws have rarely been enforced since colonialism ended.

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    Their names are often written as a composite name, Madho Lal Hussain. I love it when people do that; it just seems like...
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