An Ismaili was one of the founding members of the All-India Muslim League. Pakistan’s boundaries were negotiated by an Ahmadi. What else has been ripped from our history books that could help promote interfaith harmony and understanding?
“Television preachers need to encourage research and debate on religious matters,” says Dr Khalid Zaheer, a religious scholar and the dean of the faculty of arts and social sciences at the University of Central Punjab.
For many people, the success of the May 22 attack on PNS Mehran suggests some complicity from within the armed forces. It is not surprisingly then that the US government has sternly warned Pakistan against playing both sides.