Former Pakistani Prime Minister now contemplates the idea of Pakistan being split into three parts. He could choose to worry about the very real problems of rampant inflation, or one of lowest literacy rates in Asia.
Pakistan’s greatest enemy has never changed since being partitioned from India. It’s greatest enemy has grown stronger with every passing decade, and it has grown from a state of shadows to being out in the open and seemingly unstoppable. Pakistan’s greatest enemy has been itself. It has led to increasing radicalization, calls to violence, and its desire to balance India. Pakistan has found a cause which could not be justified without rewriting history and not accepting its own history which was one with India. Instead it turned to look at historic invasions of the region as a source of inspiration to negate the very identity of its own ancestors. A nation which shares its cuisine, language and customs with India, was partitioned in the name of creating a “homeland for Indian Muslims”, yet more Muslims are in India, and Bangladesh than it has currently. It found purpose with agitation against India, while ignoring the development of its own economy. A nation came into being which repeatedly took loans from the I.M.F., Saudi Arabia, China. For all this it could show a military strength to the world, and proclaims every August 14th, that no nation can undo Pakistan. Yet, at no moment does it state that no nation needs to undo Pakistan, as what reward would they reap from this.
India marks August 14, 2021 as a remembrance day for all the victims of partition who lost their life, liberty and happiness. Prime Minister Modi makes an address to the Indian Nation.
Imran Khan once more has made irresponsible statements, India does not need to do much to destabilize a nation which drifted off course at its inception. For Mohammad Ali Jinnah who had proclaimed the use of “Direct Action” to create Pakistan by violence from a United India, changed tunes immediately upon the taking of Pakistan, for he now committed Pakistan to becoming Secular. Some days later he even talked about returning to India as his task was done, and he wanted to live in his…