Tahir Mahmood

A lawyer with 17 years of legal experience. He tweets @TahirMahmoodAdv

Pakistan was made for all the right reasons and religious extremism was not one of them!

The discussion regarding the object of the creation of Pakistan, stirred by Mr Yaqoob Khan Bangash and Mr Yasser Latif Hamdani in the recent weeks resulted in very useful and illuminating arguments. Both sides have given solid grounds to prove their point of view. I would like to give my understanding of the issue based on my study of history and analysis of different intellectuals including Mr Bangash and Mr Hamdani. To understand the object of Pakistan and the vision of our founding fathers, we need to keep in view the circumstances which forced the demand of Pakistan and the people who struggled for it. As regard the circumstances, ...

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