Hilltop Shrine Attracts Pakistani Lovers

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For love-struck teenagers, newlyweds trying to conceive their first baby or lonely singles hoping to find the perfect mate, there’s only one place in Pakistan to seek help. They come to a hilltop surrounded by a simple dirt cemetery, to the shrine of Heer and Ranjha – the Romeo and Juliet of South Asia. Although there is disagreement whether they were real or legendary, the couple’s star-crossed story has inspired centuries of flowery poetry. Believers say the two are buried beneath the blue, white and green-tiled shrine, and they show up by the hundreds every day to pay homage …