Exhilarating patriotic melodies and roars of canons in all major cities; these mark the onset of the all-important Pakistan Resolution Day, the 23rd of March. This day commemorates the adoption of the glorious Lahore resolution, which called for the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent. The resolution was presented at the Minto Park, Lahore, on the eve of an annual … Continue reading What Should Pakistan Day Mean to Us?
Let’s Make Some New Resolutions! The world around me is not as bright as it used to be, Not as fulfilling, not as happy. People take their things for granted, And don’t give back to society. The world around me used to be filled with love, As we tried to please the one up above. But now we don’t even try … Continue reading One for 2018
In today’s society, it is difficult to find someone around us who does not criticize the government, the politicians, and the entire system of Pakistan for the state that it has left the country in, and for its failure to improve the conditions of the country’s populace. And yet, it is difficult to find someone putting in personal effort to contribute to improving the living … Continue reading Rebuilding Sindh: One Book, One Pump at a Time
Three years ago, on this very day, Pakistan was plunged into uncharted depths of tragedy and suffering. More than a hundred innocent children lost their lives, and more than a hundred families got destroyed. Along with them, an entire nation grieved. Now, on its third anniversary, our emotions remain the same. We still feel the same hopelessness, the same despair. We still feel our hearts … Continue reading In Memory of December 16th, 2014
It was raining cats and dogs that day. The normally blue sky was now densely coated with shades of grey, and the sun was nowhere to be seen. It was as if the earth was a container, and the clouds were its lid. Whereas, we were the poor insects trapped inside, waiting for someone or something to set us free from the shadowy atmosphere … Continue reading A Twist of Fate