The Chronicles of Pakistan: The Partition Plan

The Congress party was an inherently progressive party and it was no doubt quite zealous to govern India, and to determine it's future as a 'strong sovereign state'. And the very elements of sovereignty require a strong state apparatus. The Cabinet Mission Plan on the other hand stood for everything against the desires of the… Continue reading The Chronicles of Pakistan: The Partition Plan

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The Chronicles of Pakistan: The Cabinet Mission Plan to Partition

The emergence of Pakistan was an aberration in the linearity of time, an anomaly in the flow of normalcy, an event born out of oblivion. In this essay I aim to argue that Mohd. Ali Jinnah being the most vitriolic litigant for the case of Pakistan in the court of the British Empire, was actually… Continue reading The Chronicles of Pakistan: The Cabinet Mission Plan to Partition

The Case for Pakistan; A Mirage? (Geographic and Economic Arguments)

The case for Pakistan although was very much present in the consciousness of the Indian people, particularly the Muslims of the United Provinces and Bengal, but it was more of an unlikely event, a dream, much like an independent Bengal, or an independent Dravida Nadu. Back then it was good for frowning upon, or to… Continue reading The Case for Pakistan; A Mirage? (Geographic and Economic Arguments)

On Capitalism

As the production process has become more complex and compartmentalised, it has alienated man from his labour. Man does labour to impute his idea on to his material environment. He does labour to immortalise his being which is by its nature mortal. He does labour to immortalise his idea; by translating it into the material… Continue reading On Capitalism