Madiha Imtiaz

Madiha Imtiaz

She has a Masters degree in mass communication from GCUF, and an M.Phil from IIUI. Her area of interest includes social issues and politics. She tweets as @madiiha111 (twitter.com/madiiha111)

Raja Naeem, you don’t need to wear a shalwar kameez to be able to pray

A few days ago, I came across a story of a US-based Pakistani driver, Raja Naeem, who was seen protesting against the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission, outside City Hall in St Louis, US, along with two dozen other taxi drivers. The reason being; he felt that he was being deprived of his right to wear his ‘religious dress’ during work hours. Naeem has also filed a case against the taxi commission for discriminating against him and not letting him fulfil his ‘religious obligations’. Although I believe Naeem has all the right in the world to protest and follow his religion, what I failed to understand ...

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