By S. Akhtar Ehtisham
This sweeping narrative sketches the political and financial realities of the prior fifty years whereas tracing an eventful existence from the turmoil following the partition of India and the construction of Pakistan to the current day. Discussing politics, executive regulations, and renowned activities, Dr. Ehtisham exhibits how international locations in addition to person lives are formed by way of ancient occasions, fiscal alterations, non secular fundamentalism, type platforms and racial divides. via his personal event as a physician and health center director, he compares the complex social defense internet country of the post-war united kingdom with regimes which are made up our minds to determine humans "stand all alone toes" — even if the industrial method has already minimize them off on the knees.
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Subhash Chandra Bose, a popular young secularist firebrand from Bengal, darling of Indian youth, accepted by Hindu and Muslim alike, affectionately known as Netaji (Mr. Leader), was elected to a second term as Congress President against Gandhi’s wishes. He was the last one to be able to do so. He advocated a militant movement, violent protests and guerilla insurgency against the British. Gandhi forbade leading congressmen from joining the executive council. Bose was forced to resign. Jinnah’s predictions came true.
The lights were removed. The clamor did not diminish. At this point Nehru lost his composure completely. Shouting at the top of his voice, he asked if they could not hear or see him, or was it an exhibition of insolence. He went on, targeting refugees, teachers, students, policemen and trade unions in turn, threatening to have refugees who had despoiled Lucknow’s historic gardens and parks thrown across the Gomti (a local river), and to close 1 People in the north of India addressed elders and those they were not familiar with as “aap”; it denotes high regard.
Nehru had always had an irresistible appeal for the young, and the passionate. Muslim youth started drifting towards the Congress. With no viable alternative, more mature Muslims also started having second thoughts. If the congress were eventually going to rule, they would be better off supporting it. If Hindu zealots got the upper hand, because Muslims had withheld support from the congress, they would be much worse off. An overview of the social/economic conditions of Muslims of India is pertinent at this point.
A Medical Doctor Examines Life on Three Continents, A Pakistani View by S. Akhtar Ehtisham