Monday, October 17, 2005

Ground reality

The people
Many people said when the earthquake struck, they thought India had attacked Pakistan with nuclear missiles and that is why the earth was shaking.

The Government
That is the reason why Musharraf refused to accept help from the Indian Army. Musharraf had no problem accepting help from Israel even though Pakistan has no diplomatic relations with Jerusalem.Pakistan is getting help from countries, which are thousands of miles away from our borders, but why can't our neighbour send us helicopters for help? If we cannot accept help from India during a natural disaster, then we cannot have genuine friendship even during normal times.

And some people still believe there can be peace between India and Pakistan. As I always say, even I want peace but this is the ground reality. And I think it will take another generation minimum to change this.

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