SOARING PRICES: With reference to the editorial ‘Soaring prices’ (Dec 2), I remember a legislator of the ruling party from Karachi confidently claiming on national television not too long ago that even if petrol prices shot up to Rs 2,000 per litre, the people will not bother to protest. I suppose by ‘people’ he meant ‘very rich Pakistanis’.

Shakir Lakhani

Published in Dawn, December 8th, 2021


Shakir Lakhani

December 6th, 2021

 A dual nationality holder got elected to the National Assembly before surrendering his US citizenship. Facing disqualification, he resigned and became a Senator. How will polling agents in our embassies prevent foreigners and dual nationality holders from voting?