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Hananah Zaheer

A writer and a die-hard patriot who is prone to fits of nostalgia. She tweets @Hananahzaheer

Why I am not voting in the Pakistan elections

Pakistan is having a moment. It is a moment similar to the pre-Obama days in the US. The furore of fantasy is building and hearts are beating wildly. Everyone is joining in this frenzied support for PTI. Perhaps, it is the mob mentality we as a nation are susceptible to, perhaps it is simply fashionable to join the many that have picked Imran Khan to represent them. Or perhaps there really is something there, a real chance, a future. Change is in the air. There is movement, there is excitement. I feel none of it. What I feel instead, as I ...

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