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Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Why Sir Syed loses and Allama Iqbal wins in Pakistan

In the battle for Pakistan’s soul, Sir Syed’s rational approach ultimately lost out and the Allama’s call on emotive reasoning won. Iqbal said what people wanted to hear — and his genius lay in crafting it with beautifully chosen words. Unfortunately, his prescriptions for reconstructing society cannot help us in digging ourselves out of a hole.

Why Sir Syed loses and Allama Iqbal wins in Pakistan

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