What ever he said and pointed out it applies today too … in fact the problems has worsen especially the provincial sectarianism ” soobai firqawariat” … both people in sindh and balochistan are talking about separation … what the hell is happening !!! . These thoughts are fueled by the politicians and people who have their own ulterior motives. They are throwing petrol into this fire making it bigger and bigger ..
Don’t people remember 1971 !!! … have they forgotten the phrase “divided we fall” … the country was made on the principles of unity, discipline and faith (itehaad, tanzeem aur yaqeen). I don’t watch TV “at all” let alone news channels. I don’t read newspaper, only “The News” on Sunday. In that too I just purposefully just glance over the political section not much dwelling on it. My sources of news is Sahics_all ( FAST’s alumni email group ) and countless Pakistani blogs I follow, in the past few months the “soobai firqawaariat/ta’asub” has reached alarming heights. In my whole life , the 26 years of my existence, I haven’t distinguished anyone on the basis of their place of birth, not on sects, not on casts, not even on religion , I didn’t even think or considered or didn’t even cared about other person’s religion, cast, sect, location, nationality whatever. Only saw and judged the person by his personality, his habits , his behavior with other human beings, his dealing, etc. Hell !! I don’t even have info regarding any of this stuff about 98% of the people I know. The 2% I know about had their cast as part of their name like butt, rajput, qureshi, etc but again “I DIDN’T CARE , I DON’T CARE AND I NEVER WILL GIVE DAMN ABOUT IT” !!! :@.
Mainly my observation is that this mindset is due to the fact that people keep dwelling in the past aur “maazi ka rona rotay rehtay hain”. I admit there have been bad happenings in the past and I am extremely sorry about it. I am not at all ignoring them or telling to do so. But instead of learning our lesson from it instead we go and consciously or unconsciously repeat the mistakes that lead to that disaster. But my point is
“Why destroy your present and future dwelling on the past ?… WHY ?”
Humain apni “main” ko maar kar “hum” ko dil main basaana ho ga
I’m not hopeless, though sometimes reading threads and comments where people are just bashing each other based on location racism just passes my the threshold of my “bardaasht”, But I am still hopeful. Alhamdulillah when I see people around me … my family, my relatives, my friends, my colleagues, my neighbors less than 1% has any kind or racism , those less than 1% also have only a pinch like “aatay main namak k barabar” . The youth as far as I know majority doesn’t have these biases or prejudices , they are just being fed this “shitty” mindset ( yes I used that word , because I couldn’t come up with more degrading word than it) by people who have s*** in place of their brain.
We have other real issues e.g. poverty, hunger, lack of or degrading education, injustice, inadequate medical facilities, years behind in Science and Technology and many many many more all of which will take pages to write here.
Apart from that we need to prepare for the afterlife, be a good human being, fulfill our duties towards Allah and His creations, become an exemplary muslim to show the world what Islam truly really is , call people towards Allah and try to show them the real true path which leads them to their Creator.
This all started with reading some blogs and comments and watching a video and look what came out of it J
I guess at the end what I really want is
خدا کرے میری ارضِ پاک پر اترے
وہ فصلِ گل جسے اندیشہ زوال نہ ہو
یہاں جو پھول کھلے، کھلا رہے صدیوں
یہاں خزاں کو گزرنے کی بھی مجال نہ ہو
یہاں جو سبزہ اگے، ہمیشہ سبز رہے
اور ایسا سبز کہ جس کی کوئی مثال نہ ہو
خدا کرے کہ نہ خم ہو سرِ وقارِ وطن
اور اس کے حسن کہ تشویشِ ماہ و سال نہ ہو
ہر ایک فرد ہو، تہزیب و فن کا اوجِ کمال
کوئی ملول نہ ہو ، کوئی خستہ حال نہ ہو
خدا کرے کہ میرے ایک بھی ہم وطن کے لئے
حیات جرم نہ ہو ، زندگی وبال نہ ہو
خدا کرے کہ میری ارضِ پاک پر اترے
وہ فصلِ گل جسے اندیشہ زوال نہ ہو