Roots of nationalism in Sindh

By Zulfiqar Shah

The writer is provincial coordinator of South Asia Partnership Pakistan and he can be reached at

[Encounter page, daily Dawn, March 29, 2008]

A POLITICALLY mature reaction by the people of Sindh was witnessed after the murder of Ms Benazir Bhutto. The mobs torched government property, destroyed the means of communication and banned vehicular traffic in every corner of Sindh. Before attacking trains, buildings, trucks and trawlers, they provided safe passage to the security guards, drivers and passengers placed inside. Food and shelter were provided to the stranded passengers.

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