Pakistan Opinion Blog

BBC Article: Pakistan quake revives civic power

Entries may be a little edited for clarity or brevity. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of PakPositive.

Please read it and see if it’s your cup of tea or not. I for one felt very good after reading it. :-)

Pakistanis have astounded themselves with their own generosity since the catastrophic earthquake that hit the country on 8 October.

A tidal wave of ordinary people have rushed to help the victims of the earthquake, raising money or just hiring trucks and delivering goods to Kashmir.

These actions of civil society, not seen since the 1965 war against India, have united the nation and they will have significant political implications.