Covid-19 has given us a chance to rethink our social practices.
Those ostensibly in charge feel no need for new fig leaves.
It is inevitable that the defence angle of food security would trump other aspects.
We the citizens have a struggle on our hands.
The song as we know it today may be an amalgam of devotion to various mystics.
Rejection of what is held dear by the ‘other’ needs to stop.
Enough of games and intrigues; reforms are unavoidable.
It is mainly the LGs’ job to tackle disaster. But do they even exist?
Why should a scholar’s degree mention her religion?
What if the purpose of an artwork is to shine a light on our dark side?
Are any major landmarks named after Ismat Chughtai or Intizar Husain?
In some ways, the electoral process is akin to a corporate takeover.
It all boils down to giving people a stake in the system.
So you made your money by the dint of hard work?
Since when has it become anti-public to ask for a little space for pedestrians?
TV anchors have assumed the mantle of public intellectuals.
It is anybody’s guess how the country should ‘behave’ in a given situation.
Remember what you get when you pay peanuts? Monkeys.
We are talking about people’s lives.
We will continue to sway and swoon to the beat of ‘Ho Jamalo’.