By Farahnaz Ispahani
In Purifying the Land of the natural, Farahnaz Ispahani analyzes Pakistan's regulations in the direction of its non secular minority populations, either Muslim and non-Muslim, when you consider that independence in 1947.
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If they are going to form theocratic governments in Pakistan there will be every justification for Hindus to form a Hindu Raj in the rest of India,” observed the nawab. 1 While pronouncements about the protection of minorities in Pakistan were made by both Jinnah and Liaquat, as well as other Pakistani officials, Nawab Chhatari’s other proposals were not even seriously considered. Opening the possibility of return to non-Muslims who had left Pakistan would have eroded the numerical consolidation that had resulted from the unfortunate Partition riots.
Nazimuddin was “caught between his personal convictions and official responsibility,”9 and his hesitation to act resulted in the loss of many lives. The politician’s dithering response to the pogrom in 1953—as many as two thousand Ahmadis were murdered by rioting mobs before order was restored—foreshadowed the response of Pakistani leaders in later years to religion-motivated violence. Instead of taking a stand against religious intolerance, officials such as Mumtaz Daulatana, chief minister of the Punjab during the anti-Ahmadi riots, thought only about the political disadvantage they might incur if they took any action.
To do so would have negated the Islamic sentiment that the resolution had generated, amid much fanfare, and provoked a dangerous political backlash. Consequently, the task of placating Pakistan’s non-Muslims and explaining that Pakistan would not impose sharia or further roll back the rights of its already embattled minorities fell to Pakistan’s high commissioner (ambassador) to India, Mohammad Ismail. “Pakistan is a secular democratic state,” Ismail declared in an interview ahead of the debate over the Objectives Resolution in the Constituent Assembly.
Purifying the land of the pure: a history of Pakistan’s religious minorities by Farahnaz Ispahani