JAVED Akhtar and Shabana Azmi cancelled their visit to the Karachi Literary Festival, citing the Pulwama incident as the reason.
This is uncalled for and reflects their anti-Pakistan mindset. They have been uttering similar venom earlier as well, but some in Pakistan still give them undue importance.
The couple should be banned for life and never invited to Pakistan.
Published in Dawn, February 27th, 2019