When I first heard of Salman Rushdie I was at university. The Satanic Verses had set off a perfect storm in India and around the world. The book was banned in India following fiery protests by Muslims. Many died in Mumbai when police opened fire on angry protesters. Then came Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa sanctioning the novelist’s death, sparking a global debate on free speech and “excessive” Muslim sensitivity.
Let the letter be written, Mr President, for your party which was founded for the people on a social welfare platform. Let it be, so that this People’s Party can survive beyond the histrionics of the Zardari legacy.
Mehdi Hassan the living legend of Pakistan , was considered one of the most successful ghazal singers of Pakistan He was born on July 18,1927 in a village called Luna in Rajhistan. He was classically trained in music by his father Ustad Azeem Khan and his uncle Ustad Ismail Khan who were both well respected classical musicians.
They wanted foreign policy. Zardari gave it to them. They wanted extensions. Zardari gave them extensions. They wanted Haqqani’s scalp. Zardari presented that in a platter. What more do the generals want?