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Thank God for Partition!

Posted by chakrabarti on September 29, 2007

That’s the gist of what this guy is trying to say

If I were him, I would also say Thank God for the following events:

  • Thank God for the accompanying mass migration and slaughter that accompanied this decision
  • Thank the Almighty for perpetual war (at least a state of fragile, very cold peace) between 2 nations, now both of whom possess nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles
  • Thank heavens for the ethnic cleansing in East Pakistan/Bangladesh in ’70-’71.
  • Thank Jehovah for the disastrous forward policy of supporting Afghan (and plenty of non-Afghans) mujahedins against the Soviets in the ’80s, a policy enabled by an overeager Pakistani General (and oh, what a splendid sequel that conflict has spawned in the world today!!!)
  • Thank the Creator for the support/benign neglect of the US which has been providing armaments to our enemies and turned a blind eye to the Pakistani nuclear program.

The author says he is devoid of north Indian sentimentality when it comes to the subject of dealing with Pakistan, given that he is from the “deep south” as he terms it. I didn’t being a “deep Southerner” meant you didn’t have the capacity to think thru what you are saying as well!

3 Responses to “Thank God for Partition!”

  1. I agree.
    His logic is from a few centuries ago when invaders struggled in through the Khybar and Golam passes.

    I wonder if he still dreams of Dravid Nadu;
    and regrets the partition and seperation in the South didn’t happen.

  2. Sorry, I meant to write the “Bolan” pass.
    I don’t know why my fingers thought different.

  3. I don’t know if he’s sorry the partition didn’t divide southern India like it did the north and the east. I don’t think the author gets that calling partition for th great blunder and tragedy it was, is not the same as hoping for the destruction and dissolution of Pakistan in its present form.

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