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March, 03 2015
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‘Shock to the people’

THIS is with reference to Muhammad Ali Siddiqi’s article, ‘A shock to the people’ (June 16). I hang my head in shame over the destruction of the Quaid’s Residency in Ziarat. It appears to me that my beloved leader had nothing to do with Pakistan.

He did not deserve us and we did not deserve him. This is how Noreen Khalid, Professor of economics at University of Karachi, described it, “The trees which had lent beauty to the building had been felled on the provincial government orders. The crockery inside the building had gathered dust and some furniture was in a shambles. Yet it was a national heritage, had a place in the people’s heart.”

IQBAL ISMAIL Karachi


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Gerry D'Cunha
Jul 02, 2013 01:15pm

a large number of muslims who did not opt for pakistan in 1947 must be very happy at their decision and the future of their children - while the people who opted for pakistan must be cursing themself of putting their future generation in danger

Agha Ata
Jul 02, 2013 11:13pm

Mr. Noreen Khalid described it so vividly. It could well be the description of Pakistan itself, with all its beauty gone and everything in shambles.