Pakistan: Understanding Pakistan

iFaqeer introduces a project – ‘Understanding Pakistan’. “Pakistanis often complain that the history of their country–or the history of the region as it relates to them and their country–is often told from either British or Western eyes, or from a point of view that is sympathetic to India, and dwells too much on a hagiography of Gandhi, and even sometimes Nehru, to the detriment of seeing our leaders as anything more than caricatures (as Jinnah was portrayed in the movie “Gandhi”) and the process, or reason of Pakistan coming into existence as being driven by one man's–Mohammad Ali Jinnah's–ambition or stubbornness.”

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