Teachers Day and Harvard South Asia Initiative

Education Policy-making October 5th. It’s Teachers Day in Pakistan, and I thought a post about universal education in South Asia would be relevant for the occasion. On Monday I had the opportunity to attend a seminar at Harvard on universal education in South Asia (Social Enterprise Seminar Series”Achieving Universal Quality Education in India: Challenges and Opportunities”). … More Teachers Day and Harvard South Asia Initiative


Pakistan and India both celebrated their Independence Day yesterday on the 14th and 15th of August respectively. Its a joyous occasion in both countries, celebrating freedom from colonial oppression and the imperialist British Raj… Both countries had a chance at self-rule, the swaraj they had aimed for. But for country ties, old scars, deep wounds … More 1947

Aman ki Asha?

One of my friends is writing about the India-Pakistan Partition of 1947 and asked me to share some of my thoughts. Feel free to share your opinions, the more different the better…Here’s what I wrote: Partition has become a ghost of the past for most Pakistanis. The new generation does not have any personal memories. … More Aman ki Asha?