How will the 14th August Celebrations Begin ?

Only two days left, and on the night 13 of August, as soon as the clocks will strike past midnight, shifting the date to 14, the independence day of Pakistan Celebrations around the country will begin and I am sure this year too like the last year in Karachi, we will resort to celebratory firing marking the first half hour of the independence day celebrations, of this land of pure with a gesture of violence which will leave several injured, and may be a few others dead just like we did a few months back to celebrate out victory in the twenty20 World Cup cricket.

Has violence become such an integral part of our lives that it has dominated our protests, arguments, jokes, and even celebrations ? Do we not realize how our irresponsible actions are disrupting the peace of our city destroying it’s warmth and sense of security and what a negative image of our country are we painting for the rest of the worlds ?

And please I know many of you will think this post somehow responsible to tell the world what faults we have, But really do you thing shoving the dirt under the carpet will solve any thing? Has it ever, till this date solved anything ? NO, It is about time we take ownership of our faults, accept them, address and confront them and eliminate them from our lives and tell the world what a wonderful nation we are.

I hope, this year midnight, 14 of August, 2009 the sounds which will fill the air would not be of gunshots but of national anthems and songs of peace and love. I hope this year we will celebrate the independence day of Pakistan in it’s true sprite of joy, peace and love.

8 Comments so far

  1. seskey on August 11th, 2009 @ 10:24 am

    count the hooters of ambulances running around, and visit Govt hospitals to count the casualties and wounded by aerial firing to celeberate the AZADi which give all liberty to fire at others as a FREE citizen.

    In jungle lion hunt to KILL only when he is hungry, he never HARM innocent for no reason. Thats the law of Jungle,

    what law we have in Pakistan for safety & security of people is it practised on ground?? Thats a question on this August 14


  2. 7b0y on August 11th, 2009 @ 10:52 pm

    Yaar we should care about that but its independence day we r goin 2 celebrations, thiz 1 way 2 celebrant


  3. بستنی (wasiq) on August 11th, 2009 @ 11:21 pm

    @shamsi sab….sir you have one more opportunity to get even….lol
    Btw, how is your dear wife physically and mentally..has she fully recovered from the wounds and the shock of Ariel firing after t20 world cup victory….

    rasm ay dunia bhi mukka bhi hai dastoor bhi hai…


  4. Shamsi (shamsi) on August 17th, 2009 @ 12:43 am

    I do not believe in MADER PEDAR Azadi as generally ‘Celeberated’.

    so 14th August & 23 March is always a day of Prayers and seeking blessings from the Supreme Allah specifically for mader-ay-watan.

    come shababart then 13th august and it was dreadful evenings on both nights for everyone at home.

    Allah is been kind there is no mishap around

    @Wasiq thank you for asking, alhamdo lillah she is well by all means.

    @wasiq


  5. بستنی (wasiq) on August 17th, 2009 @ 9:00 am

    @shamsi saab….sir Iam very glad to know that you and your dear family survived the unruly celebrations of a great Nation….Praiseth the LORD…!
    Btw, if something happens that in your opinion might interest me…you will tell me wont you..wont you…? thanks.


  6. altafgando on August 22nd, 2009 @ 4:37 am

    INSAHALLAH MQM ALTAF GROUP WILL BE END NEXT 14TH AUGUST 2010


  7. altafgando on August 22nd, 2009 @ 4:38 am

    WE NEED AZADI FROM MQM ALTAF TERRORISTS IN KARACHI


  8. 7b0y on August 24th, 2009 @ 1:09 am

    Sme pppl like u don’t wanna life of Karachi happy okay ppl like u already play with Karachi with few sheriff. We just wanna peace in our city in our country in our Pakistan



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