Revolution, on the brink of revolution and revolution; the only panacea. Probably you have tired and badly fed up of listening to these revolutionary statements. On top of these statements one would heard “There will be a lot of bloodshed in this (long awaited) revolution”.
For the love of GOD, please stop spewing these kinds of statements. Have not you seen the repercussions of the so-called Justice Restoration revolutionary movement in the recent past? Did you forget the poems like “Dharti hogi Ma’ kay Jaisi”?? Can’t you recall the politicians chanting slogans and singing Habib Jalib’s poetry to get the 10mins of fame and cash the sentiments of the “18 Karore Gadhay”?? Can you now (after almost 3 years) get to the bottom of the “Democracy is the Best Revenge” theme?? And the biggest con played by pseudo-revolutionists is “Awaam ab Baa’sha’oor hain”.
Pakistani Awaam is yet the most gullible nation in the world. Where in the words of a Poet;
“Ameer-e-Sheher Ghareebo’n Ko Loot Laita Hai,
Kabi Ba Heela-e-Mazhab, Kabi Ba’naam-e-Watan”
[Translation: Ruler of the city loot the poor (subservient); Sometimes in the name of Religion and sometimes in the name of Motherland]
And the pseudo-revolutionists, politicians and the media personnel too are exploiting the sentiments of the poor to con them. These con masters and tricksters have their own vested interested in maneuvering the public sentiments to the best of their advantage. Ironically, the “Awaam” do not possess the memory any longer than 15days and that’s the real dilemma.
I can remember the Mr. Khadim-e-Ala’ Punjab reciting and commending Habib Jalib as the best and one of the honest poets of Pakistan. Let’s remind him of one of his verse which was dedicated to his elder brother and party when the elder (former Khadim-e-Azam) stepped into flood water (1990s floods) and publicly tried to en-cash the slogan with “Qaum kay liye ja’n o Dil day dain gay”.
“Na Ja’n day do na Mill day do,
Jo kiya hai qaum ka ziya’n tumnay,
Bs us ka aik Bill dy do”
Consequently, later Jalib was denied by Shareef Govt. the visit to U.K for his treatment and he succumbed to death. Alas! Same happened with the Judiciary movement. Mr. Aitzaz one of the leading pseudo-revolutionist in the Justice Restoration has disappeared from the scene ever since his political party came into power. No one now remembers “Dharti hogi Ma’ Kay jaisi”.
All of these tricksters and con masters are found in the every political party and revolutionary movement. Who can forget “Ms. Asma Jehangir”?? — Another pseudo-revolutionist, expropriating all resources in the name of NGOs, embezzling funds and evading taxes. Sole purpose of these pseudo-politicians and revolutionists are to exploit the sentiments of the public to expropriate the public resources.
Do not forget the bureaucracy. Tax evaders of unique kind. These bureaucrats are no different than politicians. They enjoy all the perks and expropriate all the possible resources for their personal use. Bureaucrats show politicians the way to convert their black money in to fair. The unjustified discretionary power of the bureaucrats is promoting the social and moral injustice in the society. A prime example of the street level bureaucrat is the police or traffic police. Yep you are right! You won’t need further explanation as it (Police) is self elucidating.
I have not read history a great deal but I know all the revolutions that I read has one thing in common. All the revolutions i.e. Iranian, Chinese, Cuban and French were against the monarchy. In Pakistan there is no monarchy at the moment. So, what are these revolutionary people are looking to overturn?? Just wondering……….. Is it the democracy they want to overturn??
We are in dire need evolution rather than revolution. Evolution takes time. It is slow and gradual process. Nations which evolves better can tailor their destiny better. We do not have the patience to evolve. We are looking at the horizons for the new leader to emerge. It is like nearer the Church farthest from GOD. Look around yourselves you may find someone who can be a good leader, any person pure at heart. We need to produce pure hearts. Hearts which are more patriotic and more selfless. If we cannot produce pure and selfless hearts we cannot bring revolution. With corruption at heart pseudo-revolution will bring moral and social intolerance. The so-called revolutionary movement in the recent past has produced nothing except Black Coat Terrorists. Attacking courts, paramilitary, civilians and media. Everyone here is willing to wear crown, but no one is willing to get the accompanied headache.
I say No to Revolution because we are not pure at hearts. We need to purify ourselves first. It may (will) take generations. We desperately need evolution than revolution. Evolution will pave the way for real, selfless and pure at heart revolution. There is no need for the bloodshed to call it a revolution. It would be up to the leaders to choose what medium they use to bring the revolution. i believe a sensible can plus Awaam can do it without bloodshed. My say is;
Yes to Evolution, No to Revolution
Cross Posted @ MEY