Authors Posts by Haroon Khalid

Haroon Khalid


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In the current atmosphere, when Indians and Pakistanis, politicians, sportsmen, entertainers, media persons and regular civilians are hurling abuses at each other, it renders me unpatriotic to say that Glimpses of World History by Jawaharlal Nehru is one of my favorite books. On his death row, the deposed Prime Minister of Pakistan, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto wrote a letter to his daughter, in a similar fashion as Nehru did to Indira Gandhi, in which Bhutto also expressed his admiration for the aforementioned book. Does that exonerate my sin of daring to admire the writing of the first Prime Minister of India,