Legacy of our forefathers: Let’s not forget their sacrifices

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My dear compatriots,

In this storm of inflation and the whirlwind of crises in the country, do not blame the nation for this chaos. The responsible party is someone else.

You have instilled hatred for our beloved country, Pakistan, in the minds of children. What fault does Pakistan have in all of this? If there is a fault, it lies with these politicians, these guides, and these leaders whom you empower. Yet you do not despise them despite their treatment of the country worse than outsiders. You do not hate them; instead, you repeatedly bring them into power, further burdening the nation.

The celebrations of freedom used to be different. Today, the young generation takes out the silencers from their motorbikes on the streets, creating noise and chaos. Why have you people erased the sacrifices of our ancestors?

This country was not obtained as easily as you perceive. Before gaining independence, Muslims were deprived of their basic rights. Thanks to the sacrifices of our forefathers, today we are free in our own country where we have access to all fundamental rights.

During the migration, thousands of people were martyred. Was the outcome of their bloodshed such that those who are sacrificing their blood and lives for a country’s irrigation, will you maintain such a relationship with that country?

For the sake of a better future and economic prosperity, it is fine if you go abroad. However, that does not mean you should view your country with disdain. It owes thousands of lives; do not forget them like this. Please, may you love this great nation of yours instead of looking at it with contempt.

It is the legacy of our forefathers, and its preservation is our responsibility.

Let us all work together to make Pakistan a better place for ourselves and future generations.

Muhammad Awais Raza is a student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at the Government College University (GCU). Awais can be contacted via email at awaisrazasewag@gmail.com. He is also available on Twitter under the handle @Awais_raza512