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Redefining Pakistan

Yasmeen Aftab Ali Jinnah’s speech of 11th August 1947 printed by most dailies was a censored version released. Resultantly, to date there remains confusion whether Jinnah wanted Pakistan for only Muslims or for all religions. Besides, there are quite a few controversial issues that have deepened the lines of divisions within Pakistan. On ground there is flagrant violation of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973.  The chapter of fundamental rights that awards equal rights to its ‘citizens’ is often flouted. Groups decide who classifies as a citizen of Pakistan and who does not. Hatred, anger, ostracism is directed towards those deemed not to be ‘citizens’ of Pakistan. Let’s establish first, the mea...

April 4, 2014 at 1:24 am | News Desk