after a hiatus of around a month, my so-called weekly feature, the monday 55 is back.
we’ve heard practically everybody who ought to know something about the matter decry the sale of the beachfront and the islands andall the arguments for and against it. i think everyone concedes its not the best idea since the persians invented the faluda in 400 bc. so this time we will be writing not about whether or not it should have been done but why the powers that be sold our land – yes the land belongs to every citizen of karachi – in the first place. so without further ado, here’s my opinion.
he walks on the beach, wondering where he’s supposed to come up with the billions he’s been asked to. they made him a minister and now the party’s campaign must be funded. at any cost.
“kickbacks, obviously. but from where?”
he feels the wet sand underneath his feet and an idea takes birth.
why do you think they sold it? write about it.