Fakiha Hassan Rizvi

Fakiha Hassan Rizvi

A student of B.Sc (Hons) Communication Studies at University of the Punjab, Lahore, she blogs at www.fakihahassanrizvi.wordpress.com. She also contributes as a bridge blogger for the Global Voices, globalvoicesonline.org/author/fakiha/. She tweets as @Fakiha_Rizvi (twitter.com/Fakiha_Rizvi)

Rahul Gandhi versus Bilawal Bhutto: Who is the better politician?

Bhuttosim and Nehruism–Gandhism share some political traits that have blended the mainstream politics of India and Pakistan for quite a while now. The common one amongst them is, unfortunately, the politics of sacrifice. The Bhuttos and the Gandhis have given up and surrendered their lives in the South Asian region to preserve democratic norms and traditions. During ‘Operation Blue Star’, Indira Gandhi, the third prime minister and the first female premier of India, was assassinated. Her son, Rajiv Gandhi, the sixth prime minister of India, also died in a well-plotted bomb blast while campaigning in Tamil Nadu. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (R) and Indira ...

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