CLEARWATER, FL, US: This is with reference to Amber Darr’s article of May 23 titled “India & I”. I admire the writer’s courage, confidence and command of the English language.
I am an Indian and I always thought that Partition was a big mistake. However, if I put myself in the shoes of Jinnah and others, I can understand why it was inevitable. We cannot forget history, but we can heal the past. We can maintain our own identity, but still be cousins. I would hate to call myself an Indian, if India ever tried to invade or dominate Pakistan. I also understand what the writer is saying with regard to the feeling towards India that most ordinary Pakistanis have. A heartfelt thank you to the writer.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 24th, 2012.
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